April 15th 2011 Issue

Read the label

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Marestail, or horseweed, has been confirmed to be resistant to glyphosate in California.

Have you read your glyphosate herbicide label [...]

Preparing for glyphosate resistance

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Rick Boydston is part of team working to educate orchardists and vineyardists how to prevent and manage [...]

Balancing nitrogen in grapes and wine

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Catherine Jones, middle, puts Merlot grapes through a destemmer under the watchful eye of her advisor Joan Davenport.

For both [...]

Geneva rootstocks in production

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Nurseries across the country are propagating several Geneva rootstocks. A million G.11 rootstocks should be available by [...]

Last Bite: Gala breeder put flavor first

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Gale Gala is a sport of Royal Gala discovered by Wally Gale in Wenatchee, Washington, and patented in 1997. [...]

Wide scope for rootstock research

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International Fruit Tree Association members tour a research plot at Wapato, Washington, where a wide range of apple rootstocks [...]

Growers vote on special assessment

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Washington State tree fruit growers will be asked to pay a special research assessment to strengthen research and extension [...]

Tips on how to avoid glyphosate damage

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As you approach weed control this spring, remember the word SUPPLY.

That’s the acronym Dr. Hannah Mathers developed to help [...]

Root2Fruit group will request research funding

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A group of scientists from around the country aims to develop new tree fruit rootstocks for the tree fruit [...]

Tree safety is key issue with herbicides

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Choosing a herbicide program for an orchard is not so simple as choosing which herbicide kills what weeds and [...]