June 2010 Issue

Mulches can conserve water

By |June 1st, 2010|

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Research in the Pacific Northwest suggests that mulch placed in the tree row can cut a young apple tree’s water

Bringing the desert back

By |June 1st, 2010|

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Small plastic cage sleeves were used to protect the native seedlings from herbivores like rabbits.

Eastern Washington vineyards, with their scant

Foremen learn to supervise

By |June 1st, 2010|

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The Washington Farm Bureau, through Dan Fazio, sponsored a couple of two-day foreman training seminars, one in Mt. Vernon, the

The instant orchard

By |June 1st, 2010|

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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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By |June 1st, 2010|

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