November 2012 Issue

Research project tackles trunk diseases

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Researchers will use nearly $1.8 million in grant money to develop new detection, extension, and research tools for managing wood-canker

Seaweeds tested for pest control

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Seaweed extracts are typically used by growers with the aim of improving tree growth and enhancing fruit yields and quality.

How cold hardy?

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Washington State University scientists hope to find a better way to assess cold hardiness of apple and sweet cherry buds

Grape growers to visit Capitol Hill

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Washington State diversified farmer Brenton Roy wants to see more of the state’s wine grape industry attend a national grape

Des Layne joins WSU

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Washington State University has appointed Dr. Desmond Layne, a professor at Clemson University in South Carolina, to the new position

Planning for continued success

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Those are among the reasons why the main theme of the association’s annual meeting, December 3 to 5, will be

Machines in Quebec

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Apple growers in Canada’s Quebec Province aren’t having the labor problems U.S. growers have. They have access to Hispanic workers

Good Stuff

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New Zealand’s Tow and Blow
Tow and Blow is a portable wind machine developed in New Zealand by engineer Kim McAulay.

New director

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Soil Scientist Dr. Rich Koenig has been appointed associate dean and director of Washington State University Extension. He was formerly

Last Bite

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Winemaking in France is believed to date back at least 2,600 years to the ­founding of Massilia, the city now

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