March 15th 2008 Issue

Last Bite

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William P. Sawyer was proud of the fruit he grew and packed, and he made that clear on

Good Point

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Pacific Northwest apple pollination is inextricably linked with California almond pollination. Virtually every commercial beekeeper that supplies bees to Northwest

Apple Lines

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One constant in the Washington apple industry is change. And consistent with change is preparation for the future through

Causes of Colony Collapse Disorder

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Colony Collapse Disorder is the all-encompassing title given to the myriad problems facing honeybees and their keepers, such as viruses,

Beyond Bordeaux

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France’s Bordeaux wine region is home to some of the earliest made wine and some of the most

10 ways to protect bees

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Beekeepers have had it tough lately, with colony collapse disorder now added to their other challenges of varroa and

Solutions lie in research

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The tree fruit industry is at a ­tipping point as leaders try to re-engineer it to address the challenges of

Thin hard, thin early

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Regulating crop load to achieve consistent, maximum yields and high fruit quality is a daunting task for apple growers.

More dwarfing cherry rootstocks

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Lapins cherry grown on the Russian rootstock Krymsk 5. Cherry growers in The Dalles, Oregon, are

First Bite

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The Oppenheimer Group is the exclusive marketer for Pacific Rose in North America. A couple of

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