November 2012 Issue

Good Stuff

By |November 1st, 2012|

New Zealand’s Tow and Blow
Tow and Blow is a portable wind machine developed in New Zealand by engineer [...]

AGweathernet will work with mobile devices

By |November 1st, 2012|

Washington State University’s AgWeatherNet is a state-of-the-art automated weather data collection and decision support system.

It provides a Web-based suite [...]

Robotic pruning

By |November 1st, 2012|

If researchers achieve the goals they have set for themselves, apple and grape growers should see the day when [...]

Last Bite

By |November 1st, 2012|

Winemaking in France is believed to date back at least 2,600 years to the ­founding of Massilia, the city [...]

Weather forecasting tested

By |November 1st, 2012|

Washington State University’s automated weather station network, is testing a national forecasting model as a tool to predict weather [...]

Growers try it out

By |November 1st, 2012|

About 50 people—growers and their employees—attended a late-September demonstration in the Jonagold orchard owned by David Rennhack in Hart, [...]

Good to Know

By |November 1st, 2012|

Grape growers have been closely watching the spread of the brown marmorated stinkbug (Halyomorpha halys Stål). It was first [...]

Research project tackles trunk diseases

By |November 1st, 2012|

Researchers will use nearly $1.8 million in grant money to develop new detection, extension, and research tools for managing [...]

Fixed spray system evaluated in New York

By |November 1st, 2012|

For Cornell University entomologist Dr. Art Agnello, the grant funding for research to develop and evaluate the Solid Set [...]

How cold hardy?

By |November 1st, 2012|

Washington State University scientists hope to find a better way to assess cold hardiness of apple and sweet cherry [...]