March 1st 2012 Issue

New pests threaten Washington grapes

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Doug Walsh, holding a mealybug pheromone trap, says that such traps have been used throughout the state to look for

Tree Fruit Day in Olympia

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Hort president David Douglas, left, and Jennifer Armen discussed tree fruit interests with Senator Linda Evans-Parlette in her Olympia office.
Jim

Last Bite–From refugee to cherry breeder

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Dr. Charles Lapins selected the Lapins cherry more than 40 years ago.

Charles Lapins came to North America as a farm

B.C. growers propose apple agency

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Kirpal Boparai, president of the B.C. Fruit Growers’ Association, says his priority is to get money into growers’ pockets.
Terry Edwards

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Trapping for grape mealybug

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Brian Bahder transfers a first-instar grape mealybug from a grapevine leafroll-diseased Concord vine to a healthy Concord vine to assess

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.

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