August 2009 Issue

Bee parasite sequenced

By |August 1st, 2009|

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U.S. Department of Agriculture scientists at the Bee Research Laboratory in Beltsville, Maryland, have sequenced the genome of a parasite

Good Point – Jennifer Witherbee

By |August 1st, 2009|

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It’s almost time to send the Washington Apple Education Foundation’s 2009 crop of scholarship winners off on their college adventures.

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Growers can improve returns by leaving fruit in the orchard.

By |August 1st, 2009|

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To pick or not to pick

Low prices for small apples during the past ­season reinforced the notion that growers can

Hot spot for Pinot Noir

By |August 1st, 2009|

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Lois and Mike Thiede’s Ginkgo Forest Winery is near the Petrified Ginkgo Forest State Park. They have planted hundreds of

Good crop on the tree

By |August 1st, 2009|

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The Washington apple industry expects to harvest a crop of large, high-quality apples this fall, which is what buyers want.

“We’re

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