June 2011 Issue

H-2A changes add cost, difficulty

By |June 1st, 2011|

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The McDougall & Sons housing camps are made up of manufactured units for 12 people. This camp at Quincy, Washington,

Peaches aplenty

By |June 1st, 2011|

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For more than a century, the freestone peach market in the eastern United States was dominated by two varieties. First

Management entity is a work in progress

By |June 1st, 2011|

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WA 2, the first release of Washington State University’s apple breeding program, is a blushed, orange-red apple.
GERALDINE WARNER

The Washington Tree

NY seeks marketing strategy

By |June 1st, 2011|

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Those new apples from New York are being prepared to come to market, with the first expected in quantity in

Honeycrisp challenges club concept

By |June 1st, 2011|

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The name SweeTango captures the apple’s sweet, tangy taste.
COURTESY SALLY & WILFRID MENNELL

Honeycrisp has set the standard for new varieties

Varieties that are changing the peach industry

By |June 1st, 2011|

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The New Jersey Peach Festival has been held in July for the past 25 years, at which peach varieties can

WSU to protect new varieties

By |June 1st, 2011|

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Washington State University is taking steps to protect its new apple variety, WA 2, in overseas countries. WA 2, the

Life after carbaryl

By |June 1st, 2011|

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In the absence of carbaryl, growers will need a palette of chemical thinning options and strategies.
MELISSA HANSEN

Several new fruit thinning

New thinning strategies

By |June 1st, 2011|

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MELISSA HANSEN

Dr. Duane Greene at the University of Massachusetts is exploring new thinning strategies that can be used with existing

Pear psylla pheromone discovered

By |June 1st, 2011|

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The newly discovered pear psylla pheromone is being tested in the field to find out how attractive it is to

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