May 15th 2009 Issue

Turning a plan into action

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Recommendations of the Future of Farming strategic plan to keep Washington State’s agriculture viable include making agriculture a priority, eliminating

Future of Farming findings

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Jennifer Harte, agricultural economist who coordinated the Future of Farming strategic plan for Washington agriculture, described the plan as a

Young grafters

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Professor emeritus Joe Sabol keeps alive his passion for education by coordinating and teaching an apple grafting workshop

A home for grapes

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Mike Miller opened Airfield Estates Winery in 2007 and is joined by son Marcus as winemaker and daughter

Cracking under tunnels

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A solid set canopy delivery spray system is under study to provide chemicals and nutrients in Michigan State

Perfect storm in Taiwan

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As harvest of summer fruits nears, the challenge of exporting to Taiwan and meeting its stepped-up pesticide-residue–testing program spreads from

Fowl pest control

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Guinea fowl keep watch for insects and intruders at the Grovertown Fruit Farm in Indiana. Betty

Commission seeks export manager

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The Washington Apple Commission is recruiting an additional export manager to help the ­commission work more closely with its ­representatives

Good to Know – Lang

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Key questions regarding nitrogen fertilization strategies for sweet cherries include:   —When is nitrogen needed

Flushed with blush

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Orondo Ruby (on the right) is thought to be a mutation of Rainier (on the left). Orondo

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