February 15th 2013 Issue

Behind the scenes at the NOSB

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Harold Austin

In April, the National Organic Standards Board will decide whether organic apple and pear growers in the United [...]

WSU Grape irrigation bulletin

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Washington State University Extension has released a new irrigation manual for vineyards, clarifying irrigation options and strategies for juice [...]

National Organic Standards Board members

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Carmela Beck, organic program manager, Driscoll’s Strawberry Associates, Inc., Watsonville, California.
Colehour Bondera, owner, Kanalani Ohana Farm, Honaunau, Hawaii.

B.C. co-op seeks higher returns

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Fruit growers in British Columbia, Canada, centered in the Okanagan Valley but with sizeable operations in the Similkameen and [...]

A replacement for Tiberon

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Nurseries working to provide apple growers with the well-branched, “feathered” trees they want to plant can use the chemical [...]