August 2010 Issue

Advantages of foliar nitrogen

By |August 1st, 2010|

Foliar applications of nitrogen have a number of advantages, says Dr. Lailiang Cheng, a Cornell ­University scientist.

Combined with tissue [...]

Good Stuff

By |August 1st, 2010|

Owners change at Burrows Tractor
John Riel, who joined Burrows Tractor Company in Yakima, Washington, 32 years ago as [...]

Nutrient needs by apple trees

By |August 1st, 2010|

Getting the right nutrient levels in the orchard starts with answering the basic questions: How much of each element [...]

Classified Ads

By |August 1st, 2010|

EMPLOYMENT AVAILABLE
Washington State University (WSU) Extension invites applications for an Area Extension Educator (E2 or E3) in Tree [...]

Storing Honeycrisp

By |August 1st, 2010|

A new CA control system supplied by Storage Control Systems, Sparta, Michigan, was installed at Michigan State University in [...]

Good Job

By |August 1st, 2010|

New AgWeatherNet director
Dr. Gerrit Hoogenboom, a professor of agrometeorology and crop modeling, has been appointed director of Washington [...]

On tour to see sweet cherries

By |August 1st, 2010|

Michigan State University horticulturist Dr. Greg Lang visited Stefano Musacchi in Italy in 2008, and subsequently invited him to [...]

Farmworker housing opens in Othello

By |August 1st, 2010|

The Othello Housing Authority’s new Lugar Seguro (Safe Place) housing development has 19 units designed to accommodate 96 farm­workers [...]

Apple Lines

By |August 1st, 2010|

John Baker, center, talks with supermarket staff in Dubai, a major market for Washington apples.

The Washington Apple Commission is [...]

Target fruit

By |August 1st, 2010|

The optimized orchard system generates high production and high-value target fruit. The trees have little structural wood and are [...]