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Wine region on the move

By |January 16th, 2014|

The recently released revised edition of Paul Gregutt’s Washington Wines and Wineries: the Essential Guide is more than an [...]

Best of both worlds

By |January 16th, 2014|

Paul Atwood and his father Myron received the 2009 Golden Delicious award from Stemilt Growers Inc. Atwood [...]

Getting noticed

By |January 16th, 2014|

Wine retail shelves are crammed with bottles from wineries both near and far. In such a crowded market, how [...]

Quick Bites

By |January 16th, 2014|

The new PremP109 pear was bred in New Zealand. Asian-European pearPrevar Limited has licensed the [...]

Cover crops can green the vineyard

By |January 16th, 2014|

Creating a healthier vineyard begins with cover crops, typically a mix of grasses, mustards, or legumes chosen to suit [...]

The lazy approach to cover crops

By |January 16th, 2014|

Cover crops play an important role in the vineyard, but they don’t need to be fancy seed mixes requiring [...]

How the cold affects fruit buds

By |December 6th, 2013|

Fruit Bud Hardiness

 By Lynn E. Long

If severe cold can kill entire trees it can obviously damage fruit buds. Cold [...]

Top Five pear research needs

By |September 1st, 2013|

Although most pears are grown in traditional orchards, the same way they’ve been grown for many decades, there’s not [...]

Good Stuff

By |August 1st, 2013|

Closer receives registration
Dow AgroSciences has received federal registration of its sulfoxaflor insecticide, sold under the brand name Closer, [...]

Five ways to make sure people eat fewer peaches

By |July 1st, 2013|

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Grow just one variety. Growing one variety will limit your marketing season and the number of times consumers [...]