May 15th 2013 Issue

Cherry rootstock testing continues

By |May 15th, 2013|

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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

By |May 15th, 2013|

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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

Chemical thinning is getting more precise

By |May 15th, 2013|

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As with precision pruning, the thinning process starts by knowing how many fruit buds are on the tree and how

Tip top cherry

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Kim and Troy Toftness with their children Brock and Brylee. Their Skylar Rae cherry brand is named after their first

Achieving the optimal crop load

By |May 15th, 2013|

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Precision pruning is a good first step to adjusting crop load and producing fruit of the best size and quality.

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