April 1st 2006 Issue

Lessons in research from Australia

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It’s no coincidence that Australia’s wine production and exports have skyrocketed in the last ten years. The accomplishment is [...]

Wooing the global customer

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The formula for success in an ever-expanding global sweet cherry market is easy to define: deliver to the consumer, [...]

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    Another tool to manage codling moth: ULV ground pheromone sprays

Another tool to manage codling moth: ULV ground pheromone sprays

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Growers have been clear and consistent. They want easy, inexpensive, and effective approaches to manage their most egregious of [...]

Awards

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Heuser named to IFTA Hall of Fame Wally Heuser played a major role in forming the Dwarf Fruit Tree [...]

Australia rejects cherry debris

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Australia wants Pacific Northwest cherries, but not the leaves and spurs, thank you. Dr. Mike Willett, vice [...]

Keeping sprays on target

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With goals of minimizing spray drift and maximizing spray coverage, an Oregon State University scientist is looking at a [...]

Apple Matters

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The apple industry is constantly changing, and these changes can make the business of growing and selling apples even [...]

Alaska’s fruit pioneers

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Alaskan apples?
Spurred by a long warming trend and a craving for fresh produce, members of the aptly named [...]

Orchard platforms gain in popularity

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Orchard platforms, as a tool to reduce the use of ladders to perform tasks like pruning and thinning, are [...]

Platforms are adaptable

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In less than two years, Northstar Attachments, LLC, has manufactured ten orchard platforms for Pacific Northwest growers, each with [...]