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FruiTrivia: Test your knowledge of fruit varieties

By |June 1st, 2013|

1  Which of the following cherries is not an offspring of Van?
a.   Lapins
b.   Stella
c.   Summit
d. [...]

Outreach: The final goal

By |May 15th, 2013|

Field horticulturists from Chelan Fruit Cooperative examine beneficial insects during a hands-on workshop offered in February. Inset: Angela Gadino [...]

First Bite

By |May 15th, 2013|

As the Northwest cherry season draws closer, for the first time in six or seven years I am thinking [...]

Good Point: China

By |May 15th, 2013|

I have talked about the immediate threat of the excessive increases in apple production from Washington State and went [...]

Quick Bites

By |May 15th, 2013|

New cherry bulletins, videos
Two new publications on cherry production and several sweet cherry videos covering training systems and [...]

Good Stuff

By |May 15th, 2013|

Book of secrets
Karin Argo of Zillah, Washington, is selling the second edition of her popular The Secrets of [...]

Last Bite: Test your cherry knowledge

By |May 15th, 2013|

   1    What percentage of Northwest fresh cherry exports was shipped to China (including Hong Kong) last season?
a. [...]

Pear growers surveyed on biological control

By |May 1st, 2013|

Implementing stable biological control programs requires growers and pest managers to have a much better understanding of management actions [...]

Trends in organic tree fruit

By |May 1st, 2013|

Washington State University’s sustainable agriculture specialist David Granatstein keeps tabs on organic tree fruit production statistics, compiling charts and [...]

Fruiting wall principles

By |May 1st, 2013|

The tall spindle orchard design that is being so steadfastly encouraged by researchers—and adopted by growers—in the eastern United [...]