May 15th 2013 Issue

Popular cultivar almost wasn’t

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Coral Champagne cherries ripen after Chelan and about ten days before Bing.

New tree fruit varieties can take decades before [...]

Cherry rootstock testing continues

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It will be a few more years before new precocious, dwarfing rootstocks for sweet and tart cherries become available [...]

Leading by example

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Servando Rodriguez manages the production of 400 acres of apples and cherries and 450 acres of wine grapes for [...]

Chelan Fruit gears up

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Orondo Ruby is a yellow-fleshed cherry that has more blush and matures earlier than Rainier.
PHOTO COURTESY OF G&C [...]

Nurseries invest in Phytelligence

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Four major nurseries that form the North American group of the International New Varieties ­Network (INN) have made a [...]

Good Stuff

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Book of secrets
Karin Argo of Zillah, Washington, is selling the second edition of her popular The Secrets of [...]

Top five ways to grow large cherries

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Lynn Long, Oregon State University Extension educator, gives a pruning demonstration during an international tree fruit meeting held last [...]

Tip top cherry

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Kim and Troy Toftness with their children Brock and Brylee. Their Skylar Rae cherry brand is named after their [...]

Quick Bites

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New cherry bulletins, videos
Two new publications on cherry production and several sweet cherry videos covering training systems and [...]

SWD in Europe

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A female spotted wing drosophila lays eggs on a cherry.
PHOTO BY PETER SHEARER, OSU

Fluctuating populations of spotted wing [...]