March 15th 2013 Issue

Focus on next season

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The 2012 Northwest cherry season was a challenging one, but growers need to focus on next season and not worry

Bee Care Center

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Bayer CropScience has begun construction of its North American Bee Care Center at its headquarters in Research Triangle Park, North

What could replace Manchurian?

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The apple industry uses Manchurian crab as a pollinizer because of its compatibility with the major apple varieties. This Manchurian

Living with cherry diseases

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Little cherry disease made a dramatic resurgence in Washington in 2010 and has since spread rapidly. These Sweetheart cherries show

Deer Wars

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Growers in the prime fruit-growing area surrounding Grand Traverse Bay in northwest Michigan are protesting the conversion of their orchards

Got FRUIT?

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It’s a simple, two-word question: Got milk?

But that question marked a turning point in how consumers thought about milk. No

No fruit, no funding

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The short fruit crop in the eastern United States last year had a dramatic impact on research and promotion programs

Water inside grapes

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The Syrah cluster on the right was treated with the antitranspirant Vapor Gard; nontreated cluster is on the left. The

Preventing mildew

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Guide for grape pest management available
Washington State University’s 2013 Grape Pest Management Guide includes recommendations for controlling insects, weeds, diseases,

WA 38 will have a name

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The commercialization plan for WA 38 will be different than for its first release, WA 2.

Washington State University is finalizing

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