May 15th 2013 Issue

Leading by example

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Servando Rodriguez manages the production of 400 acres of apples and cherries and 450 acres of wine grapes for Sagemoor

The NOSB’s ‘lose-lose’ decision

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A decision by the National Organic Standards Board not to extend use of a key antibiotic to control fireblight in

Good Stuff

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Book of secrets
Karin Argo of Zillah, Washington, is selling the second edition of her popular The Secrets of Eastern Washington

Food safety mistakes

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This creative, portable handwashing facility meets GlobalGAP requirements. Water is clearly labeled.
PHOTO COURTESY OF SUSAN PHEASANT

For growers just getting started

Quick Bites

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New cherry bulletins, videos
Two new publications on cherry production and several sweet cherry videos covering training systems and pruning are

Great expectations

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Milinda Dwyer

Mega retailer Costco Wholesale has high expectations when it comes to food safety and requires more from its suppliers

Good Point: China

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I have talked about the immediate threat of the excessive increases in apple production from Washington State and went so

First Bite

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As the Northwest cherry season draws closer, for the first time in six or seven years I am thinking that

Science on the Hudson

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Modern apple tree plantings have been made at the Hudson Valley Lab.
PHOTO BY RICHARD LEHNERT

Workers at Cornell University’s Hudson Valley

Outreach: The final goal

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Field horticulturists from Chelan Fruit Cooperative examine beneficial insects during a hands-on workshop offered in February. Inset: Angela Gadino discusses

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