February 15th 2009 Issue

Good Stuff

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Low-profile cab Blueline Equipment Company of Moxee, Washington, has developed a low-profile cab designed specifically to fit on

B.C. orchardists reach out

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At a time when fruit growers in British Columbia, Canada, were feeling the pinch of a sinking economy, they reached

Carbon credits and markets: Cap and trade comes to Washington

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Our newly elected president has publicly embraced the establishment of a government-mandated "cap and trade" system to help combat global

Spreading fireblight

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A German mechanical blossom thinner has potential to reduce hand thinning in tree fruit orchards, but it also can spread

Carbon credits require proof

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The majority of carbon dioxide emissions from power plants occurs on the eastern half of the United States.

Powdery mildew

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Cherry growers soon will be able to have powdery mildew alerts delivered through their cell phones, says the director of

Cap and trade: pros and cons

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Here’s how a cap and trade system works: —A government entity sets a limit (cap) on the amount of a

Delving into pitting

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An example of surface pitting on Sweetheart cherries. Surface pitting in sweet cherries is a common,

Controlling pear scald

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Kristi Deschuytter is working to find new scald A popular ripening inhibitor used on apples

Action on immigration reform?

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Although there is consensus that comprehensive immigration reform legislation will not be addressed in 2009, there are signs that reform

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