March 15th 2015 Issue

Exports benefit B.C. cherry growers

By |May 27th, 2015|

Growers are feeling positive as export opportunities ease margin woes.

Cherries give fruit flies a boost

By |May 27th, 2015|

Spotted wing drosophila’s wide host range makes it difficult for orchardists to control the pest.

Is ‘Grape Virus Tax’ hitting your pocketbook?

By |May 26th, 2015|

A new study estimates the economic losses from grape leafroll disease.

The seven cherry training systems

By |May 26th, 2015|

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Kym Green Bush

The Kym Green Bush (KGB) is the only system of the eight that creates a fully pedestrian orchard—one

California expects a moderate cherry crop

By |May 18th, 2015|

Maturity was running a week ahead of normal, minimizing any overlap with the Northwest cherry season.

Packers join forces

By |March 31st, 2015|

Valley Fruit and Larson Fruit are building a new apple packing line.

New AVA established in Oregon

By |March 30th, 2015|

The new AVA, located in Oregon, has created problems for Washington wineries.

Understanding soil organic matter

By |March 25th, 2015|

Don’t overlook the soil if you want your orchard to thrive.

Few bees in vineyards

By |March 25th, 2015|

Grape pest practices in Washington aren’t harming bees.

Growers urged to join stewardship project

By |March 24th, 2015|

Agriculture in Washington has not been affected by growth management regulations—yet.

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