December 2012 Issue

Last Bite: Cox pipped out by Gala

By |December 1st, 2012|

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Cox’s Orange Pippin is a firm, juicy, full-flavored apple with an orange-red skin and cream-colored flesh.
Photo by Jacqueline King, WSU

Cox’s

Eradication not likely

By |December 1st, 2012|

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The light brown apple moth is about a quarter of an inch long.
PHOTO BY R. ANSON EAGLIN, USDA APHIS

State and

Cherry economics

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Several new studies that look at the enterprise budgets of standard and high-density sweet cherry orchards and the economics of

Good Point

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As a tree fruit grower in Washington State, you are involved in a risky business. Some years the dice roll

New research orchard structures

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Cravo roof in a closed position.
PHOTO COURTESY OF CRAVO

New protected orchard structures were installed last spring at Michigan State University’s

Use AgProfit to customize data

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The high-density orchard establishment study and the enterprise budgets are designed to work with AgProfit, a computer software program developed

Organic trade association seeks input

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The Organic Trade Association is holding town-hall forums across the country to gather industry thoughts about the association’s proposal to

Land is scarce and costly

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Farmland has become scarce and expensive as growers plow their profits back into their operations.

Tree fruit growers who have been

High-density cherry orchard economics

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Planting a high-density cherry orchard, with its earlier production and potential for higher yields at maturity, is one of the

Cherry research needed

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Washington cherry and stone fruit growers will have another opportunity in the coming weeks to vote on a special assessment

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