May 15th 2013 Issue

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 [...]

Good Point: China

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I have talked about the immediate threat of the excessive increases in apple production from Washington State and went [...]

SWD challenges growers

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Unlike the common drosophila flies, spotted wing drosophila will attack cherries before they are ripe.
PHOTO BY PETER SHEARER, [...]

Science on the Hudson

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Modern apple tree plantings have been made at the Hudson Valley Lab.
PHOTO BY RICHARD LEHNERT

Workers at Cornell University’s [...]

Cherry insurance reduces risk

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Cherry insurance can provide a financial shelter for growers when the crop is rained on.
PHOTO BY GERALDINE WARNER

The [...]

Yakima Valley is the industry’s backbone

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Two Blondes Vineyard near Zillah was planted in 2000 by Andrew Will and Chris Camarda.
PHOTO CPHOTO COURTESY OF [...]

The NOSB’s ‘lose-lose’ decision

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A decision by the National Organic Standards Board not to extend use of a key antibiotic to control fireblight [...]