November 2012 Issue

Seaweeds tested for pest control

By |November 1st, 2012|

Ascophyllum nodosum, or knotted wrack, belongs to a group of seaweeds that often dominate rocky seashores in cooler climates.

Seaweed [...]

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 [...]

Grape growers to visit Capitol Hill

By |November 1st, 2012|

Brenton Roy

Washington State diversified farmer Brenton Roy wants to see more of the state’s wine grape industry attend a [...]

Des Layne joins WSU

By |November 1st, 2012|

Desmond Layne

Washington State University has appointed Dr. Desmond Layne, a professor at Clemson University in South Carolina, to the [...]

Planning for continued success

By |November 1st, 2012|

David Douglas will hand over the presidency of the Hort Association to Jeff Cleveringa during the association’s annual meeting [...]

Machines in Quebec

By |November 1st, 2012|

David Guerdin has several years of experience with his Munckhof apple harvester (left) and now owns two.
Richard Lehnert

Apple [...]

Good Stuff

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

New director

By |November 1st, 2012|

Rich Koenig

Soil Scientist Dr. Rich Koenig has been appointed associate dean and director of Washington State University Extension. He [...]

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 [...]