June 2008 Issue

Puffers save labor

By |June 1st, 2008|

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Pheromone-dispensing puffers, around for a decade, have an extensive reach in California where they are used for mating disruption in

More housing at Broetje

By |June 1st, 2008|

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A general shortage of employees and increasing demand for housing has prompted the construction of a seasonal housing development at

Be prepared

By |June 1st, 2008|

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Food-safety incidents, like fires, are never planned or expected. But being prepared could mean the difference between containing an incident

Multiple tactics used against pest

By |June 1st, 2008|

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Bill Bleasdale of Tiger Weed Management designed and manufactured a new piece of equipment he calls the Tiger

Fewer tested for cholinesterase

By |June 1st, 2008|

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During the four years since Washington State introduced its cholinesterase-testing program for farmworkers who handle certain pesticides, the number of

B.C. battles apple borer

By |June 1st, 2008|

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From top to bottom: Adult apple clearwing moth on daisy; apple clearwing moth larva in bark chip; apple clearwing moth

B.C. growers face metering

By |June 1st, 2008|

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Water meters could help British Columbia fruit growers better manage orchard irrigation, if a decade of experience in the South

Late irrigation is good for grapes

By |June 1st, 2008|

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Shriveling grape berries on severely water-stressed vines mysteriously begin expanding again at veraison, even while the leaves are

Two-year life cycle

By |June 1st, 2008|

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Wounds, such as this one caused by trellis wire, provide entry points for the apple clearwing moth.

Food-safety scrutiny

By |June 1st, 2008|

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Deciduous tree fruits are not considered high-risk commodities when it comes to food safety, but shippers in the Pacific Northwest

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