April 15th 2006 Issue

Be skeptical of nontraditional products

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When salespeople come to call with new products to improve your soil, approach them with a skeptical, but open [...]

Are cover crops worth the time and effort?

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Cover crops have many benefits in vineyard floor management, but in Washington State, especially east of the Cascade mountain [...]

All you want to know about PACA

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Fruit and vegetable growers can learn about the protections that the federal Perishable Agriculture Commodities Act offers them during [...]

Cherry ground covers

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Straw mulch in tree fruit orchard rows may have potential to increase soil organic matter while conserving water and [...]

Fruit analysis report card

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Calcium needs to be available to apple trees early in the season during the cell-division phase, because that’s when [...]

Foreman chairs commission

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Wenatchee, Washington, attorney Dale Foreman has succeeded George Allan of Yakima as chair of the Washington Apple Commission. [...]

Adjust crop load to avert chlorosis in Honeycrisp

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Chlorosis of leaves on Honeycrisp trees appears to be related to light cropping, Dr. Lailiang Cheng, horticulturist at Cornell [...]

People

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Washington State Wine industry honors den Hoed…Bill den Hoed has been honored for nearly 20 years of involvement in [...]

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 [...]