March 1st 2012 Issue

New pesticide safety guide released

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Many practical ideas to solve everyday problems with pesticide handling have been invented and used by growers throughout Washington State.

New options for fireblight control

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Fireblight in apple.

New products could be registered in the United States this season to manage fireblight in apples and pears.

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Parallel PEAKS

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Orchardist John McQuaig hopes hisbook will help people hold onto their dreams and keep heading upward in their business pursuits.
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Reduced risk?

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A three-year study just completed in Michigan apple orchards showed that reduced-risk pesticides—which growers are now adopting—are more damaging to

Stinkbug poses BIG THREAT

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The dreaded brown marmorated stinkbug is gradually making its way towards major tree fruit and grape growing regions in ­Oregon

Stinkbugs found in sweet cherries

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Stinkbugs are likely to move into cherry orchards by mid- to late July.
Photo courtesy of washington state University

Stinkbugs in the

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