June 2008 Issue

Good stuff

By |June 1st, 2008|

Light Sensor Meter Spectrum Technologies, Inc., has introduced a Field Scout External Light Sensor Meter, for measuring ultraviolet [...]

Puffers save labor

By |June 1st, 2008|

Pheromone-dispensing puffers, around for a decade, have an extensive reach in California where they are used for mating disruption [...]

Quick Bites

By |June 1st, 2008|

Prevar Releases Apple Variety Prevar Ltd., a company that commercializes new apple and pear varieties from the HortResearch [...]

Be prepared

By |June 1st, 2008|

Food-safety incidents, like fires, are never planned or expected. But being prepared could mean the difference between containing an [...]

Good to go

By |June 1st, 2008|

Training for a Recall The United Fresh Research and Education Foundation is accepting registrations for a course entitled [...]

Fewer tested for cholinesterase

By |June 1st, 2008|

During the four years since Washington State introduced its cholinesterase-testing program for farmworkers who handle certain pesticides, the number [...]

Passage to India

By |June 1st, 2008|

In India, 80 percent of apples are sold at roadside stands. Traders say Washington apples hold up [...]

B.C. growers face metering

By |June 1st, 2008|

Water meters could help British Columbia fruit growers better manage orchard irrigation, if a decade of experience in the [...]

How to attract workers

By |June 1st, 2008|

Growers hoping to recruit good workers need to invest in their work force, says Paul Baker, executive director of [...]

Two-year life cycle

By |June 1st, 2008|

Wounds, such as this one caused by trellis wire, provide entry points for the apple clearwing moth. [...]