June 2010 Issue

The instant orchard

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Dale Goldy explains how large branches are removed and upright branches tied down to prevent competition with the central leader.

Tracking labor costs

By |June 1st, 2010|

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This labor tracking program uses a scanning device to read a worker’s bar coded identification.

Technology has brought sophisticated pest management

Do you know your labor costs?

By |June 1st, 2010|

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Labor tracking programs help growers know their labor costs in near real-time, instead of after the pay period.

Specialty crop agriculture

Tracking prevents favoritism

By |June 1st, 2010|

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The real advantage that University of California’s ­Gregorio Billikopf sees from labor tracking programs is improvement in productivity by strengthening

First Bite

By |June 1st, 2010|

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We’re excited to offer you, our print readers, something new, something interactive, and something, we hope, that will pique your

In the Box

By |June 1st, 2010|

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Starting new trees
Dear Good Fruit Grower:

Kudos to you and Tim Smith for helping growers get their trees started right. Regarding

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Good Job

By |June 1st, 2010|

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WSU team writes “best paper”
Washington State University Extension enologist Jim Harbertson and colleagues received an award for the 2009 Best

Good to Go

By |June 1st, 2010|

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Cherry Variety Showcase July 8
The annual Cherry Variety Showcase will be held July 8 at the Southwest Michigan Research and

Cheaper, greener SHIPPING

By |June 1st, 2010|

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After crossing the Cascade Mountains, the Seattle-Chicago train can pick up another 15 rail cars in Quincy to carry Washington

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