March 15th 2011 Issue

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

Optimizing cherry harvest timing

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Horticulturist Todd Einhorn says leaving cherries on the tree longer can result in higher sugar content, but this must be

Pollination role of native bees studied

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The price tag for renting honeybees for apple pollination, just $35 per hive a few years ago, now tops $100

Where to find unusual apples

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The New York State Experiment Station in Geneva includes a USDA-ARS Plant Genetic Resources Unit, with a germ plasm repository

Montana growers pin hopes on new varieties

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Louise Swanberg, pictured with Tom Colyer, says it’s hard to make money with the existing cherry varieties grown in Montana.
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