Featured stories covering cherries appear in this issue.
For nearly 40 years, integrated pest management has been the hallmark of progressive thinking in fruit production and agriculture generally. If you used IPM, [...]
This test planting, made early last year, looked like this already in July. Greg Lang shows off a UFO tree.
Tall Spindle Axe—In this system, [...]
Cherry breeding at East Malling Research Center in the United Kingdom will continue thanks to a three-way partnership involving East Malling Research, an international [...]
Bob Andersen (left) is evaluating some 60,000 seedlings created from the breeding work of David Cain (right).
The cherry breeding program at Cornell University in [...]
A thousand pear growers in Washington and Oregon received a survey this spring asking about their pest management practices.
Dr. Jessica Goldberger at Washington State [...]
Wasps that parasitize brown marmorated stinkbug eggs are being screened in quarantine.
Apple growers in the Mid-Atlantic region figure they suffered $37 million in [...]
Northwest Harvest gleaning volunteers show plums that they picked for a western Washington food bank.
Jami Willard hates to see good fruit that [...]
Sweet cherry promoters would like to be able to say “a bowl of cherries a day will keep cancer away,” but more research is [...]
Du Chen, a visiting doctoral student at Washington State University in Prosser, tests a cherry with a digital force gauge. This testing [...]
Up to 20 acres of cherries were seen being grown under greenhouse covers during a trip to learn about China’s cherry production taken by [...]
Ines Hanrahan Harvest is a few weeks away, and rain is in the forecast. Before rushing to apply products to [...]
The Bing cherry was named for Seth Lewelling’s Chinese foreman.
NORTHWEST CHERRY GROWERS
Bing has been king of fresh market sweet cherries in the United [...]
Bob Andersen retired as Cornell’s stone fruit breeder in 2004, when this picture was taken, and now works with David Cain at International Fruit [...]
This 50-acre Creekbend Vineyard planting is surrounded on three sides by field crops. It’s registered on the Pesticide Sensitive Crops and Habitats [...]
On March 30 of this cool spring, the year-old test planting was showing no sign of breaking dormancy.
Sweet cherry growers are in transition from [...]
Since McDonald’s rolled out its new milkshakes earlier this year, the U.S. cherry industry is “lovin’ it.” Sitting like a crown jewel on top [...]
As of spring 2011, growers in eastern Washington have several new fungicides at their disposal for managing powdery mildew.
For cherry growers, new products include [...]
Data on deficit irrigation treatments on juice and wine grapes will be collected by WSU’s Joan Davenport.
A broad research coalition has embarked on a [...]
Northwest cherry industry representatives saw hundreds of street hawkers selling fresh cherries on the outskirts of Yantai during a recent trip to northern China.
The sustainable vineyard water management research project, directed by Dr. James Ayars, involves a team of more than 20 researchers, grower cooperators, extension educators, [...]
Cherries as far as the eye can see, and in a hodgepodge puzzle of different growing practices and varieties is how B.J. Thurlby sums [...]
These pushpin-like balloons identify sites that are sensitive to ill effects from spray drift. Growers register the sites so neighbors and custom pesticide applicators [...]
Fruit growers in the northeastern quadrant of the country are witnessing the ongoing clamor for sweet cherries, from consumers wanting them bigger, darker, sweeter, [...]