May 1st 2008 Issue

Organic UPSWING

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Certified organic cherry acreage in Washington State will more than double in the next two seasons, judging by the estimated

Weed control options

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Flamers, or burners, which use propane gas to burst the plant’s membranes, work well for small annual weeds.

Going electric

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Randy Brooks can suggest a host of reasons why a grower might want to switch to electric tractors, with reliability

Hot air for pest control

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Chilean fruit grower Florencio Lazo has invented a machine that he thinks could eliminate the need for pesticide or fungicide

Good point, Koch

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Markets are requesting agriculture suppliers to provide more tangible, transparent, and effective food and production base safeguards and protocols to

Jobs teach youth about ag

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Orchardist John Verbrugge of Wapato, Washington, hired between 15 and 20 students to work during cherry harvest last season and

Last Bite

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Apple varieties that Petersen & Sons packed included common Delicious, Red and Golden Delicious, Jonathan, Winesap, Rome Beauty,

Foreign workers save the farmer

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Grower Sam DiMaria, left, gets along well with his Mexican workers like Pedro Villaneuva. Without foreign

Apple Matters

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Food safety has been on many minds recently as beef, chicken, Honduran cantaloupe, and various other food products have been

Homes for farmworkers

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Construction of a new housing complex for ­seasonal agricultural workers in Malaga, Washington, is a demonstration of the Washington Growers

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