May 15th 2013 Issue

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

Yakima Valley is the industry’s backbone

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Two Blondes Vineyard near Zillah was planted in 2000 by Andrew Will and Chris Camarda.
PHOTO CPHOTO COURTESY OF WASHINGTON WINE

Cherry rootstock testing continues

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It will be a few more years before new precocious, dwarfing rootstocks for sweet and tart cherries become available from

Yakima Valley AVA turns 30

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PHOTO COURTESY OF WASHINGTON WINE COMMISSION

The Yakima Valley American Viticultural Area, established by the federal government on March 23, 1983,

Nurseries invest in Phytelligence

By |May 15th, 2013|

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Four major nurseries that form the North American group of the International New Varieties ­Network (INN) have made a significant

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