May 15th 2011 Issue

The functional side of cherries

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Sweet cherry promoters would like to be able to say “a bowl of cherries a day will keep cancer away,”

Cherry production in China

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Up to 20 acres of cherries were seen being grown under greenhouse covers during a trip to learn about China’s

Breeding cherries for hot climates

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Bob Andersen retired as Cornell’s stone fruit breeder in 2004, when this picture was taken, and now works with David

McDonald’s boosts cherry sales

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Since McDonald’s rolled out its new milkshakes earlier this year, the U.S. cherry industry is “lovin’ it.” Sitting like a

Growing grapes with less water

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Data on deficit irrigation treatments on juice and wine grapes will be collected by WSU’s Joan Davenport.

A broad research coalition

Vineyard water research details

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The sustainable vineyard water management research project, directed by Dr. James Ayars, involves a team of more than 20 researchers,

DriftWatch shows sensitive crops

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These pushpin-like balloons identify sites that are sensitive to ill effects from spray drift. Growers register the sites so neighbors

Last Bite – Bing is still king

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The Bing cherry was named for Seth Lewelling’s Chinese foreman.
NORTHWEST CHERRY GROWERS

Bing has been king of fresh market sweet cherries

IPM in peril

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For nearly 40 years, integrated pest management  has been the hallmark of progressive thinking in fruit production and agriculture generally.

Growing cherries on new systems

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On March 30 of this cool spring, the year-old test planting was showing no sign of breaking dormancy.

Sweet cherry growers

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