April 1st 2013 Issue

Another Geneva mixup

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For the second time in as many years, there has been a stumble along the road to bringing the new

Grape harvesters are going high-tech

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Mechanical harvesters have picked Washington State’s juice grapes and many of the state’s wine grapes for decades, though high-end wine

Good Job

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IFTA presents awards
The International Fruit Tree Association gave recognition to fruit growers, researchers, and extension specialists during its annual meeting

Students tackle tree fruit issues

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Two north central Washington high school students got their first lobbying experience when they participated in the annual Tree Fruit

High-tech nursery cuts propagation time

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Pear rootstocks growing in the tissue culture lab.
PHOTOS BY GERALDINE WARNER

A high-tech nursery based in Pullman, Washington, is propagating Washington

What Tier 4 standards mean

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Fuel requirements. New engines will require ultra-low sulfur diesel that has no more than 15 parts per million of sulfur.

Thin, thin, THIN!

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Phil Schwallier

Thinning rules
In an article in Good Fruit Grower in 2009, Cornell University’s Dr. Terence Robinson laid out some general

How integrated mite control works

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One of the keys to integrated mite control was that the western predatory mite Typhlodromus occidentalis could effectively control spider

An educator who teaches hope

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Leo Garcia has been honored for his dedication to helping ­Hispanic people in the tree fruit industry to reach their

Ladder falls top accident list

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Farming is a dangerous occupation, which makes accident prevention even more important.

Farming is one of the four most dangerous of

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