April 15th 2011 Issue

Growers vote on special assessment

By |April 15th, 2011|

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

By |April 15th, 2011|

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

By |April 15th, 2011|

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

By |April 15th, 2011|

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

Newer herbicides join the arsenal

By |April 15th, 2011|

Among the newer herbicides that fruit growers should look at are Treevix, Alion, Matrix, Spartan, and Sandea, and there [...]

Who’s eating codling moth?

By |April 15th, 2011|

This article is part of a series on the multistate project “Enhancing Biological Control in Western Orchards.”

How big a [...]

Prevent transplant shock

By |April 15th, 2011|

With any plant, including fruit trees, water must move from the soil through the roots to the tree above [...]

Preparing for glyphosate resistance

By |April 15th, 2011|

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

Geneva rootstocks in production

By |April 15th, 2011|

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

Fumigant regulations keep coming

By |April 15th, 2011|

Soil fumigation, like this broadcast application, now requires that fumigation management plans be developed to include a long list [...]