Featured stories covering cherries appear in this issue.
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, [...]
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.