February 15th 2010 Issue

Conversations with the city

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Orchardists represent a sliver of American agriculture. Most of our nation’s farmers grow field crops such as corn, wheat, [...]

Last Bite – From timber to apples

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Arden Harris was a member of a family that pioneered in the development of the lumber resources of the [...]

Good to know – Rayapati

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Grapevine fanleaf, an infectious degenerative disease, is the oldest known viral disease of grapevines. It is believed that fanleaf [...]

Storing organic apples is not easy

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As Washington growers have ramped up production of organic apples, the volume of apples going into storage has also [...]

Choosing a nursery and trees

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This is the fourth in a series of articles covering all aspects of planning and establishing a competitive orchard.

Before [...]

Controlling mildew in organic cherries

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Powdery mildew is a tough disease to control for Pacific Northwest cherry growers, but it’s even tougher for organic [...]