April 15th 2006 Issue

SmartFresh certification starts in fall

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AgroFresh, Inc., is introducing a certification program for the 2006 apple season that will enable U.S. shippers who treat [...]

Fertigation may be economical

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A study of nitrogen and phosphate fertigation in pear trees shows no differences in yield or fruit quality between [...]

Correction

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An article entitled “Fibers, flakes and globs” in our March 15 issue contained a typographical error. In the [...]

Getting the facts straight about MCP

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The U.S. apple industry plans to call on scientists to help dispel reports questioning the safety of MCP (1-methylcyclopropene), [...]

Wine grape research needs

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The research needs of Washington State’s wine industry are being explored by an industry-wide taskforce, organized by the Washington [...]

Briefs

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Artists present farmers in Maryhill Museum exhibit…A special art exhibit depicting farmers has opened at the Maryhill Museum of [...]

Judge orders cancellation of Scarlet trademark

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A federal court judge has ruled that A/B Hop Farms and the Brulotte family illegally propagated Scarlet Spur Red [...]

Italian wines are challenging to make

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For the few Washington State vintners who are making wine from Italian varietals, passion is the reason they give [...]

In My View

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When Dad farmed, usually his biggest problem was the weather. He worried about an early freeze on snap beans, [...]

Cherry World

By |April 15th, 2006|

This is the second in a series of articles compiled by Lynn Long of Oregon State University Extension from [...]