April 15th 2009 Issue

Green light for Kanzi

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Kanzi matures about the same time as Golden Delicious. The fruit is larger than Gala and stores well.

Volatile prices

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Fertilizer costs have come down from last year’s heart-stopping prices, but don’t expect prices to

Choosing the right cherry rootstock

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Many factors need to be taken into account when choosing rootstocks for a new cherry

WSU reorganizes Extension

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In an effort to cut costs, improve efficiency, and better serve production agriculture, Washington State University is merging Extension into

Europe is growing fewer apples

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Apple production is declining in several European countries. Italy, France, Germany, and the United Kingdom all are producing fewer apples

Nematodes in your kitchen

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Facial tissues, a small mesh screen, and a small dish are all that’s needed to perform a quick

Puzzling outbreak

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Adult beetles have dark reddish brown or black heads, and the body is covered with short gray hairs.

Cover crops for the desert

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This photo of a five-year planting of the Canada mix cover crop shows how it goes dormant in

Good to Know – Julie Tarara

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Trellising and training in vineyards represent money and effort invested to maximize canopy photosynthesis and

Stop puncturevine

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Puncturevine, a noxious weed to farmers and a nuisance to urban dwellers, continues to spread throughout north central Washington. With

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