May 1st 2013 Issue

Pear growers surveyed on biological control

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Implementing stable biological control programs requires growers and pest managers to have a much better understanding of management actions [...]

Heavenly host

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For brown marmorated stinkbugs, the tree of heaven appears to be just that—a heavenly place to live.

“They can live [...]

Why organic cherries are in decline

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Organic cherry acreage in Washington State was up. Now it’s down. What’s behind the flux in acreage?

Organic cherry acreage [...]

Top five things to consider before going organic

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When you heard at the coffee shop that organic Honeycrisp apples were returning well over $1,000 a bin to [...]

Organic hurdles

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Growing apples in the eastern United States under USDA organic certification standards is not easy, and it’s still not [...]