November 2012 Issue

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

Yeast tested as lure

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A species of yeast that University of California scientists have found in cherries and raspberries infested by the spotted wing

Good to Know

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Grape growers have been closely watching the spread of the brown marmorated stinkbug (Halyomorpha halys Stål). It was first identified

Good to Know—What growers want in new varieties

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Adopting a new scion cultivar is a crucial decision for tree fruit growers, who must consider both horticultural and market

B.C.’s Sterile Insect Release program evolves

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In sterile insect release, male insects made sterile by exposure to gamma radiation are released in huge numbers to compete

No more airblast spraying?

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MSU horticulturist Ron Perry, left, worked with engineers to design and install the system. Here he works with two technicians.
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