March 1st 2008 Issue

Last Bite

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The letters on Dow’s labels designated the area of origin. On occasion, fruit box labels bearing

Beware of returning pests

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Western flower thrips is becoming an increasing problem in orchards It takes vigilance to prevent damage

Good Stuff

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NAA Available in Liquid FormFruitone (napthalene acetic acid), a plant growth regulator designed to thin fruit, enhance return bloom, and

Bait is top cherry fruit fly spray

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Some cherry growers are still skeptical that the GF-120 bait can control cherry fruit fly as well as other pesticides

Good Point

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More than 50 percent of Washington farm owners are over 60 years old, according to data from the agricultural census.

Strategies for Psylla

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A cold winter, a lack of rain, and pear psylla’s resistance to pesticides combined to create the perfect storm for

Apple Matters

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In today’s global business and 24/7 news environment, the potential for a crisis in the apple industry is real. With

Good to know

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A research report from Drs. Vincent Jones, Gary Grove, and Jay Brunner, Washington State University While the tree fruit industry

Brined cherries face challenges

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Reduced supplies of U.S. brining cherries and restricted supplies of imported brining cherries are making it hard for the U.S.

Apple maggot on the move

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The apple maggot is slowly making its way north through central Washington’s fruit growing areas, though it is not yet

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