April 1st 2006 Issue

Mud into magic

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The pottery creations of Trudi Klinger are inspired by the fruit orchards of Oregon¹s Hood River Valley.
Photo courtesy of Mystic

Woolly apple aphid treated as quarantine pest

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The woolly apple aphid has become more of a pest in the Pacific Northwest in recent years. One reason might

Reflective material shines in trial

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Advanced maturity, increased fruit size, reduced number of pickings, and high yields were the second-year results of Washington State University

Awards

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Heuser named to IFTA Hall of Fame Wally Heuser played a major role in forming the Dwarf Fruit Tree Association.

Extension is key in Australian research

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Australia’s grape and wine research and extension, viewed by many as a model program, sets the standard for putting research

Apple Matters

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The apple industry is constantly changing, and these changes can make the business of growing and selling apples even more

Computer on-line service connects vineyardists

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An on-line service that’s helping Oregon vineyardists and winemakers share information to help each other produce the highest quality grapes

Platforms are adaptable

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In less than two years, Northstar Attachments, LLC, has manufactured ten orchard platforms for Pacific Northwest growers, each with different

Old technology is new in Washington State

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A sorting device that can be attached to mechanical grape harvesters is finding renewed interest in the juice grape industry,

Happy crews

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In addition to saving money in labor costs by using platforms in a Selah, Washington, orchard, Dave Jacques says they

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