May 1st 2011 Issue

Counting the benefits of biocontrol

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A more expensive pesticide might be more economical if it lets natural enemies do their work.

Honeycrisp challenges club concept

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The name Ambrosia reflects the aromatic flavor of the apple.
Courtesy Sally & Wilfrid Mennell

Honeycrisp has set the standard for new

Help needed for invasive stinkbug

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Brown marmorated stinkbugs overwinter in protected areas, emerge in April in the mid-Atlantic area, and lay eggs from May through

Beauty with benefits

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David James

Restoring native sagebrush steppe habitat in and near vineyards and wineries in central Washington could attract more than just

Late grafting can be successful

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Imperial Gala on Tatura Trellis were bark grafted in early October (spring) 2009. A severe wind and rainstorm in the

What growers have learned

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Bull suckers are already becoming obvious in this block of cherries on the Upright Fruiting Offshoots system that was planted

The art of tart

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Six MBA students say a single-strength tart cherry juice produced and marketed by a grower cooperative could be a marketplace

Combining wine tasting with nature

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The upper slopes of Washington’s Red Mountain come alive in the spring with flowers of lupine, phlox, and

Growers gain UFO experience

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Workers at Orchard View Farms tie cherry trees to the wire for training to the new Upright Fruiting Offshoots system.

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Attracting beneficial insects

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A sticky trap monitors beneficial insect abundance near flowering yarrow plants. After evaluating more than 40

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