May 15th 2010 Issue

Protect trees from weeds and pests

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Control weeds while they’re small and easy to kill, so they don’t compete with the young trees.

In a new orchard,

Cherries still top summer produce item

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Market research conducted during the 2009 season on behalf of the Northwest Cherry Growers shows that cherries maintain the number-one

Exploring tunnels

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To best use valuable space, Greg Lang planted rows close and trained trees tall and narrow into a fruiting wall.

Benefits of tunnels

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Greg Lang explains how he removes buds in order to develop a whorl of limbs around the tree axis.

High tunnels

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Like firecrackers for the 4th of July

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Hoxsie’s Farm Market is ideally located to serve a million tourists during the week of July 4—but he needs sweet

Keeping cherry growing profitable

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A “dream team” of cherry researchers from across the nation is working on a project designed to help assure the

The KGB revealed

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In the late 1990s, Oregon cherry growers began planting pedestrian orchards, utilizing training systems developed in Europe to grow small

Clonal research takes years and money

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UC staff member Jorge Osorio Aguilar weighs grapes from a Syrah clonal selection under test for San Joaquin Valley conditions.

To

Wasps ruin cherry crop

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The European paper wasp looks similar to a yellow jacket, but has a narrower body and longer hind legs.

Cherry growers

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