April 1st 2006 Issue

Asian lady beetle taints wine

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The multicolored Asian lady beetle (Harmonia axyridis) is a voracious predator, feeding on aphids as well as other pests. According

Keeping sprays on target

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With goals of minimizing spray drift and maximizing spray coverage, an Oregon State University scientist is looking at a variety

Wine industry works to build research funding

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There are plenty of shortcomings when examining research and development for the nation’s wine and grape industry-funding cutbacks, a disconnect

Orchard platforms gain in popularity

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Orchard platforms, as a tool to reduce the use of ladders to perform tasks like pruning and thinning, are moving

Ontario vineyards fight cold with technology

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Wind machines are one option growers in the Niagara region of Ontario, Canada, are pursuing as they seek to protect

What type of new technology do you need most?

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The national Tree Fruit Technology Road Map underlined the need to produce higher quality fruit at lower cost, if the

California cherry acreage expands, despite constraints

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Cherry plantings are likely to increase in southern California as production increases to meet demand. The state has

Wooing the global customer

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The formula for success in an ever-expanding global sweet cherry market is easy to define: deliver to the consumer, with

Australia rejects cherry debris

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Australia wants Pacific Northwest cherries, but not the leaves and spurs, thank you. Dr. Mike Willett, vice president

Alaska’s fruit pioneers

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Alaskan apples?
Spurred by a long warming trend and a craving for fresh produce, members of the aptly named Alaska Pioneer

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