May 1st 2013 Issue

Fruiting wall principles

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The tall spindle orchard design that is being so steadfastly encouraged by researchers—and adopted by growers—in the eastern United [...]

Food Alliance’s future uncertain

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A lack of funding has forced the Food Alliance to suspend its operations, though its licensed producers will be [...]

Trends in organic tree fruit

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Washington State University’s sustainable agriculture specialist David Granatstein keeps tabs on organic tree fruit production statistics, compiling charts and [...]

Last Bite

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1  True or false? The Z-Trap is a device for killing Zetzellia mali?

2  How many gallons of fuel does [...]

Plantings set record pace

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If Washington’s 129-million-box apple crop took you by surprise last fall, consider this.

If there hadn’t been hailstorms throughout Washington [...]