April 15th 2009 Issue

Good to Know – Julie Tarara

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Trellising and training in vineyards represent money and effort invested to maximize canopy photosynthesis [...]

Frequent frosts and freezes

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In Poland’s main apple-growing region, south of Warsaw, frosts and freezes are a fact of life, according to Dr. [...]

Stop puncturevine

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Puncturevine, a noxious weed to farmers and a nuisance to urban dwellers, continues to spread throughout north central Washington. [...]

Poland is well situated

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Historically, Poland was not in an enviable position, located between Germany to the West [...]

Soil or tissue test?

By |April 15th, 2009|

What is the best way for Washington State grape growers to analyze nitrogen levels in their vineyard? Washington [...]

Profitability lies in marketing

By |April 15th, 2009|

Italian apple growers have managed to stay in business by improving production efficiency. But Kurt Werth, who was for [...]

Work in progress

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When dealing with nematodes, Washington State vineyardists need two things they currently lack: more effective control strategies and meaningful [...]

Green light for Kanzi

By |April 15th, 2009|

Kanzi matures about the same time as Golden Delicious. The fruit is larger than Gala and stores [...]

Nematodes in Washington

By |April 15th, 2009|

The following is a brief description of nematode species found in Washington vineyards. In general, nematodes weaken the root [...]

Choosing the right cherry rootstock

By |April 15th, 2009|

Many factors need to be taken into account when choosing rootstocks for a new [...]