May 1st 2014 Issue

Harvesting the light to drive production

By |May 9th, 2014|

Fruit growers have gotten much better at it during the last 40 years.

Potato chips and fine wines

By |May 8th, 2014|

Tim’s famous Northwest snack helped establish this Walla Walla winery.

A-Mazing new technology

By |May 7th, 2014|

Novel spraying system is incorporated into a maze built of rows of apple trees.

Destined for export: Understanding pesticide residue policy

By |May 6th, 2014|

It is a large international regulatory body with inherent inertia.

How much pheromone for codling moth?

By |May 6th, 2014|

Researcher finds codling moths need much less perfume to disrupt their mating.

Four decades of tree fruit discovery

By |May 2nd, 2014|

The last 40 years have been fruitful generators of solid fruit tree knowledge.

Opal apple verified as non-GMO

By |May 2nd, 2014|

FirstFruits seeks to head off confusion with a GMO apple that might be approved.

Nematode management strategies

By |May 1st, 2014|

Preplant soil fumigation has long been an effective way to control nematodes, but fumigation in the future may be [...]

Rosenberger: Crops must be protected as well as bees

By |May 1st, 2014|

Concerns about fungicides and bees.

Is fresh best?

By |May 1st, 2014|

Study shows processed fruits and vegetables can be a good option.