April 15th 2006 Issue

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

By |April 15th, 2006|

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

By |April 15th, 2006|

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

By |April 15th, 2006|

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

Fertigation may be economical

By |April 15th, 2006|

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

Correction

By |April 15th, 2006|

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

Getting the facts straight about MCP

By |April 15th, 2006|

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

By |April 15th, 2006|

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 [...]