April 15th 2007 Issue

Flower power

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The California poppy may have potential as a cover crop to attract beneficial insects to eastern Washington vineyards.

Does weed control pay?

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There are many techniques that growers can use to reduce their expense for weed control. Weeds

Calibration steps

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1) Mark the spot where the sprayer is parked when filling the tank with water. Know the total volume of the

Making compost on the farm

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Compost is not hard to make on the farm once the basics of composting are understood, says Dr. Lynne Carpenter-Boggs.

Peach zinc deficiencies

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Through a new research project, scientists are inducing zinc deficiencies in trees grown in sand tanks to learn more efficient

Inoculating the soil

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As interest grows in reducing the use of chemical fertilizers and synthetic pesticides, producers are now paying more attention to

Crash victim eager to fly

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Len Pugsley walked miles, hurting with every step, in an effort to get fit again. But the most

How soil EC works

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To illustrate how soil electrical conductivity works, Craig Walters uses a science experiment from high school. "Remember in high

Indoor-outdoor orchard

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These cherry trees are growing in plastic bags so they can be put into cold storage in winter

Measuring the soil's charge

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The use of soil electrical conductivity mapping by orchardists and vineyardists is still considered to be in the "early adopter"

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