Good Fruit Grower

Books introduce kids to farming

By |August 29th, 2015|

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Octane Press, a publisher based in Austin, Texas, is producing a line of books aimed at children featuring Case IH

ReTain registered for double dose

By |August 28th, 2015|

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has approved a new label for the growth regulator ReTain (aminoethoxyvinylglycine) that allows pome fruit

WAEF scholarships total $850,000 for 225 students

By |August 27th, 2015|

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The Washington Apple Education Foundation has awarded 225 new and renewing students with scholarship support this spring. Funding for the

Heintz retires from Grape Society

By |August 26th, 2015|

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Deb Heintz is retiring after working for 20 years as executive secretary of the Washington State Grape Society. She will

A pear a day…

By |August 25th, 2015|

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Pears could have multiple health benefits, according to preliminary research at the North Dakota State University in Fargo.

Researchers there studied

C&O Nursery restructures management

By |August 24th, 2015|

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The board of C&O Nursery in Wenatchee, Washington, has restructured management of the company.

Todd Snyder, formerly company secretary, succeeded Jack

Robert Snyder 1921–2015

By |August 19th, 2015|

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Robert Snyder, a former partner at C&O Nursery in Wenatchee, Washington, died June 19 at the age of 94.

Snyder grew

Codling moth will have a third generation this year

By |July 29th, 2015|

Late flights might cause fruit damage.

More bees lost in summer than winter

By |July 13th, 2015|

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Twenty-three percent of managed honeybee colonies were lost during the past winter, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. That’s

Schlect appointed to USDA committee

By |July 13th, 2015|

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Chris Schlect, president of the Northwest Horticultural Council, has been reappointed to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Policy Advisory

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