June 2008 Issue

Good to go

By |June 1st, 2008|

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Training for a Recall The United Fresh Research and Education Foundation is accepting registrations for a course entitled "Training

Passage to India

By |June 1st, 2008|

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In India, 80 percent of apples are sold at roadside stands. Traders say Washington apples hold up well

How to attract workers

By |June 1st, 2008|

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Growers hoping to recruit good workers need to invest in their work force, says Paul Baker, executive director of the

Investing in people

By |June 1st, 2008|

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Ensuring that workers are adequately housed is a priority at Orchard View Farms, a major cherry producer in The Dalles,

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

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