March 15th 2011 Issue

New treatment against CCD

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Remebee is easily administered—mixed into heavy bee syrup and fed in one feeding of one pint. Some beekeepers are trying

Beekeepers fear loss of forage

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The purple spotted knapweed flower is attractive to bees and a good nectar producer: However, once it gains a foothold,

Good Job

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Allan Baugher wins Maryland hort award
The Maryland State Horticultural Society gave Allan Baugher of Westminster, Maryland, its Harry Black Distinguished

Skimping on bees can be risky

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The strength of a bee colony is important, but it is difficult to assess without looking inside.

Bees are critical for

Washington needs to own the Syrah variety

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The salvation to lagging wine sales of Syrah may be in Washington State owning the variety as it now does

Evolution of the Darwin

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While the researchers have pronounced the Darwin string thinner “good to go,” it’s not considered perfect—not by the Canadian company

Be patient with Syrah

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The lack of consumer interest in Syrah wines is of keen interest to Washington’s wine industry. Some industry officials estimate

Mechanical thinner ready

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Darwin used on perpendicular vee peach orchard in California (Family Tree Farms).

Researchers who studied the Darwin string thinner found it

Cherry pioneer

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Rodney Klenk explains his production system, with support from Wally Heuser (right), his long-time advisor.

Rodney Klenk credits much of the

Italians study light & shading

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Dr. Luca Corelli is studying a rainbow of hail net colors to see if fruit growth and development can be

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