April 15th 2006 Issue

Adjust crop load to avert chlorosis in Honeycrisp

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Chlorosis of leaves on Honeycrisp trees appears to be related to light cropping, Dr. Lailiang Cheng, horticulturist at Cornell University,

New Zealand program releases new varieties

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Sonya, a new apple variety that originated in New Zealand, is being grown in North America under a club system.

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Fertigation may be economical

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A study of nitrogen and phosphate fertigation in pear trees shows no differences in yield or fruit quality between trees

Commission ready for season

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The Washington State Fruit Commission’s budget for 2006-2007 reflects a 30 percent increase in foreign market program funds and a

Wine grape research needs

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The research needs of Washington State’s wine industry are being explored by an industry-wide taskforce, organized by the Washington Association

Capital View

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Every legislative session provides opportunity for making progress on key issues for the tree fruit industry. Each session also provides

Italian wines are challenging to make

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For the few Washington State vintners who are making wine from Italian varietals, passion is the reason they give for

All you want to know about PACA

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Fruit and vegetable growers can learn about the protections that the federal Perishable Agriculture Commodities Act offers them during seminars

Washington vineyardists charting new ground

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Though there’s not a huge winery demand for Italian varietals, a few wine grape growers and winemakers are finding success

Foreman chairs commission

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Wenatchee, Washington, attorney Dale Foreman has succeeded George Allan of Yakima as chair of the Washington Apple Commission. Foreman,

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