February 15th 2014 Issue

Washington’s easternmost vineyard

By |February 24th, 2014|

Basalt Cellars is reviving the once-thriving wine region in Clarkston, Washington.

Mildew wanted in this vineyard

By |February 24th, 2014|

Scientists collect data on fungicide efficacy, best timings, and rates.

Food safety workshops

By |February 21st, 2014|

Food safety experts will help build better programs.

How well do you know your Honeycrisp disorders?

By |February 20th, 2014|

The good, the bad and the ugly

Sarah Adams, Young Grower, Feb. 15, 2014

By |February 19th, 2014|

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Sarah Adams / grower / Delhi, California

age / 31

business / Warda Farms

family farm / Susan Warda, mom, and sisters Kristin

Managing crab apple diseases

By |February 18th, 2014|

Crab apple disease management starts in the orchard with pruning.

Winter tests hardiness

By |February 18th, 2014|

The polar vortex of 2014 will test the cold hardiness of trees and vines.

Know your enemy: Little cherry disease (VIDEO)

By |February 18th, 2014|

Different causal agents are involved in little cherry disease.

Cherry diseases require action

By |February 18th, 2014|

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The appearance of little cherry diseases calls for aggressive action, says Dr. Ken Eastwell, plant pathologist for Washington State University.

“When

Fighting fireblight through acquired resistance

By |February 18th, 2014|

A new product can enhance fireblight control by stimulating the tree’s defenses.

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