May 15th 2011 Issue

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

British cherry breeding to continue

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Cherry breeding at East Malling Research Center in the United Kingdom will continue thanks to a three-way partnership involving East

Fungicide tools and resistance management guidelines

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As of spring 2011, growers in eastern Washington have several new fungicides at their disposal for managing powdery mildew.

For cherry

Who’s making the decisions?

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A thousand pear growers in Washington and Oregon received a survey this spring asking about their pest management ­practices.

Dr. Jessica

China has big appetite for U.S. cherries

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Northwest cherry industry representatives saw hundreds of street hawkers selling fresh cherries on the outskirts of Yantai during a recent

There’s a home for unwanted fruit

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Northwest Harvest gleaning volunteers show plums that they picked for a western Washington food bank.
Northwest Harvest

Jami Willard hates to see

Cherries in China

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Cherries as far as the eye can see, and in a hodgepodge puzzle of different growing practices and varieties is

Keeping cherry growing profitable

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Du Chen, a visiting doctoral student at Washington State University in Prosser, tests a cherry with a digital

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