April 15th 2008 Issue

Good Stuff

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Sweet but lethalSucraShield, a new pesticide made from natural sugars and food-grade fatty acids, is labeled for control of soft-bodied

Minimal pruning has maximum benefits

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Kevin Day describes the minimal pruning technique to IFTA members. By doing minimal pruning in the

Good question

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A weak U.S. dollar means different things to different people and countries. When measured against

Challenges to growing cherries

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In mid-February, these Brooks cherry buds were already starting to push. These cherries are some of the earliest

Fertilizer suppliers and users

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The world’s largest fertilizer users are the United States, China, India, Russia, and Brazil, according to The Fertilizer Institute.

Prepare site before replanting

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Before an orchard is replanted, the soil should be ripped and cross ripped to a depth of two

Corn boosts demand

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U.S. farmers planted about 90 million acres of corn last year, aiming to profit from high prices driven by high

Roller coaster cherry production

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To overcome rootstock-scion incompatibility, two Chelan trees on Mazzard rootstock were planted next to the original tree on

Striving for efficiencies

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Bill Tos of Tos Orchards said that while the family farm has grown through the years, they haven’t

Learn by doing

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Twenty years ago, when apples suddenly became a profitable crop to plant in California’s San Joaquin Valley, few had experience

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