November 2012 Issue

AGweathernet will work with mobile devices

By |November 1st, 2012|

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Washington State University’s AgWeatherNet is a state-of-the-art automated weather data collection and decision support system.

It provides a Web-based suite of

Vineyard and winery courses go online

By |November 1st, 2012|

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Yakima Valley Community College, through a national science grant, is transitioning its vineyard and winery educational program to an online

Weather forecasting tested

By |November 1st, 2012|

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Washington State University’s automated weather station network, is testing a national forecasting model as a tool to predict weather systems,

In The Box

By |November 1st, 2012|

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Missing Pear Fact
Dear Good Fruit Grower:

I greatly enjoyed your September pear issue of the Good Fruit Grower.

The article “A plethora

Research project tackles trunk diseases

By |November 1st, 2012|

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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

By |November 1st, 2012|

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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

By |November 1st, 2012|

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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

By |November 1st, 2012|

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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

By |November 1st, 2012|

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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

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