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Diseases

Featured stories covering diseases and rots issues appear in this issue.

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Washington’s easternmost vineyard

February 24th, 2014|0 Comments

Basalt Cellars is reviving the once-thriving wine region in Clarkston, Washington.

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Mildew wanted in this vineyard

February 24th, 2014|0 Comments

Scientists collect data on fungicide efficacy, best timings, and rates.

Food safety workshops

February 21st, 2014|0 Comments

Food safety experts will help build better programs.

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How well do you know your Honeycrisp disorders?

February 20th, 2014|1 Comment

The good, the bad and the ugly

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Sarah Adams, Young Grower, Feb. 15, 2014

February 19th, 2014|0 Comments

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Sarah Adams / grower / Delhi, California

age / 31

business / Warda Farms

family farm / Susan Warda, mom, and sisters Kristin Bulk, Michelle Dwight

crops / Cling

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Managing crab apple diseases

February 18th, 2014|2 Comments

Crab apple disease management starts in the orchard with pruning.

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Winter tests hardiness

February 18th, 2014|0 Comments

The polar vortex of 2014 will test the cold hardiness of trees and vines.

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Know your enemy: Little cherry disease (VIDEO)

February 18th, 2014|0 Comments

Different causal agents are involved in little cherry disease.

Cherry diseases require action

February 18th, 2014|0 Comments

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The appearance of little cherry diseases calls for aggressive action, says Dr. Ken Eastwell, plant pathologist for Washington State University.

“When it comes to little cherry

Fighting fireblight through acquired resistance

February 18th, 2014|0 Comments

A new product can enhance fireblight control by stimulating the tree’s defenses.

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The plant doctor

February 18th, 2014|0 Comments

Plant diagnostic clinic is a resource for growers.

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Brown rot surprises cherry growers

February 18th, 2014|0 Comments

Tart cherry growers need to watch out for European brown rot as bloom arrives.

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Preventing storage rots

February 18th, 2014|1 Comment

What you find at packing time started in orchards at harvest.

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Pear research never ending

February 18th, 2014|0 Comments

Oregon State University researcher is retiring in May after studying pear diseases for more than 35 years.

Cherry Marketing Institute turns 25

February 18th, 2014|0 Comments

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Phil Korson was having a problem filling the program for the annual Cherry Marketing Institute luncheon—because he was part of the program, a secret part

Cherry Person of the Year

February 18th, 2014|0 Comments

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The Cherry Marketing Institute also recognized Randy Willmeng, a cherry grower from Lawton, who farms with his wife, Linda, and son, Marc, who represents the