April 1st 2010 Issue

Grove to Receive Extension Award

By |April 1st, 2010|

Dr. Gary Grove, Washington State University plant pathologist, will receive the American Phytopathological Society’s Excellence in Extension Award during [...]

The lowdown on drip

By |April 1st, 2010|

Drip irrigation systems are designed to deliver water precisely and uniformly to the crop roots and often results in [...]

IFTA Board Adds New Members

By |April 1st, 2010|

Three new directors were elected to the board of the International Tree Fruit Association during IFTA’s 53rd annual conference [...]

Chamberlain Leads Growers

By |April 1st, 2010|

Lynne Chamberlain was elected 2010 chair of the board of directors of the Washington Association of Wine Grape Growers. [...]

Check soil before planting

By |April 1st, 2010|

The period between removing an orchard and replanting is a good time to correct the soil pH and nutrient [...]

Charles L. “Charlie” Bennett 1945-2010

By |April 1st, 2010|

Charles L. “Charlie” Bennett, 64, who spent his career working on the rootstock development program at Cornell University in [...]

Good Stuff

By |April 1st, 2010|

Dream tractor?
The Mach 4 is an articulated reversible quad-track vehicle for specialized farming. Launched in Italy in 2008 [...]

Drench in the orchard

By |April 1st, 2010|

Single-bin drenching with a postharvest fungicide is being tested. Research shows that the sooner a fungicide is applied after [...]

Lonnie Alvin Conner, 1925–2010

By |April 1st, 2010|

Pasco, Washington, juice grape grower Lonnie Conner, who devoted much of his life to industry and community affairs, died [...]

Reduce compaction

By |April 1st, 2010|

Juice grape growers in Washington State have found a way to aerate the soil, relieve soil compaction, and reduce [...]