Effective, economical weed control

By |May 1st, 2011|

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The Wonder Weeder and similar tools deliver orchard weed control at less cost than chemical controls.

The Holy Grail that organic

Read the label

By |April 15th, 2011|

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Marestail, or horseweed, has been confirmed to be resistant to glyphosate in California.

Have you read your glyphosate herbicide label lately?

Today’s

Tips on how to avoid glyphosate damage

By |April 15th, 2011|

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As you approach weed control this spring, remember the word SUPPLY.

That’s the acronym Dr. Hannah Mathers developed to help orchardists

Tree safety is key issue with herbicides

By |April 15th, 2011|

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Choosing a herbicide program for an orchard is not so simple as choosing which herbicide kills what weeds and when.

Newer herbicides join the arsenal

By |April 15th, 2011|

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Among the newer herbicides that fruit growers should look at are Treevix, Alion, Matrix, Spartan, and Sandea, and there are

Good Stuff

By |March 15th, 2011|

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Sweet success
A new series of scab-resistant apples called “Sweet Resistants” developed by the Consorzio Italiano Vivaisti (CIV) in Italy was

Beekeepers fear loss of forage

By |March 15th, 2011|

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The purple spotted knapweed flower is attractive to bees and a good nectar producer: However, once it gains a foothold,

Spin your weeds away

By |February 1st, 2011|

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After years of sitting on a tractor to knock down vineyard weeds with an old grape hoe, only doing about

Breaking the weed cycle

By |February 1st, 2011|

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Wapato, Washington, grape grower Mike Sauer has experience with replanting both wine and juice grapes. Wine grapes, when following wine

Electric vehicle has power

By |December 1st, 2010|

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Karen Lewis and Gwen Hoheisel (standing) demonstrate how an electric utility vehicle can be used for herbicide spraying with the

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