February 1st 2012 Issue

Let natural enemies play a role

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Growers today tend to think that integrated pest management has to do primarily with monitoring pests and scheduling ­pesticide applications.

But

Good Point

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Arsenic in apple juice. Apples, pears, and cherries on the Environmental Working Group’s latest “Dirty Dozen List.” Canned fruit

Good Point

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Arsenic in apple juice. Apples, pears, and cherries on the Environmental Working Group’s latest “Dirty Dozen List.” Canned fruit contaminated

Grape program feels budget cuts

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Dr. Thomas Henick-Kling is hopeful research funding will be restored in the next Farm Bill.

Grape program feels budget cuts

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Dr. Thomas Henick-Kling is hopeful research funding will be restored in the next Farm Bill.

Though the viticulture and enology program

Sell food safety from the top down

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Food safety means different things to different people—sanitation, temperature control, personal hygiene, quality assurance, regulations—but what it really boils

Sell food safety from the top down

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Food safety means different things to different people—sanitation, temperature control, personal hygiene, quality assurance, regulations—but what it really boils down

Cherry marketing order passes

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Washington State sweet cherry growers voted to continue the federal marketing order that regulates sweet cherries.  During the referendum

Cherry marketing order passes

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Washington State sweet cherry growers voted to continue the federal marketing order that regulates sweet cherries.  During the referendum held

New variety has it all

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Grape breeder Peter Hemstad is also co-owner of Minnesota’s St. Croix Vineyards. His winery won the 2010 Governor’s

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