April 1st 2012 Issue

Pests sneak into U.K.

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Two new pests—the brown marmorated stinkbug and spotted wing drosophila—have snuck into the United Kingdom but are not yet established

Housing helps attract workers

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Mike Gempler (facing camera) tours Sage Bluff housing project.
GERALDINE WARNER

Housing—be it state-subsidized tent programs, onsite grower-owned, or public housing built

Irrigating cherry orchards efficiently

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Lapins fruit quality was excellent in all three years of the deficit irrigation study.
Todd Einhorn

A significant portion of sweet cherry

H-2A basics

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Lucio Machado picks Golden Delicious in a Wenatchee, Washington, orchard.

Fear of a repeat of last fall’s labor shortage in the

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