November 2015 Issue

Lasers guide new precision pruning tech

By |November 12th, 2015|

A pre-pruner uses laser technology for more precise pruning to eliminate need for follow-up hand pruning.

New grape harvester leaves MOG in the field

By |November 12th, 2015|

Selective mechanical harvesters help improve wine quality by delivering cleaner fruit to wineries.

UV light controls pathogens

By |November 4th, 2015|

WSU scientists envision UV-C lights being installed on packing lines.

Young artist wins $1,000 in apple art contest

By |November 2nd, 2015|

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Claire Seaman, 17, a 2015 graduate of Cascade High School in Leavenworth, Washington, won the grand prize of $1,000 in

Growers tout crunch

By |November 2nd, 2015|

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The New York Apple Growers Association, which is commercializing new apple varieties released by Cornell University’s breeding program, has changed

Residues are below MRLs

By |November 2nd, 2015|

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The Washington Tree Fruit Research Commission has completed its 2015 trial to evaluate pesticide and fungicide residues on apples. No

Scientists join ARS Hall of Fame

By |November 2nd, 2015|

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Dr. Ralph Scorza, research horticulturist and lead scientist at the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Appalachian Fruit Research Laboratory in Kearneysville,

University of Georgia honors peach grower

By |November 2nd, 2015|

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The University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences has presented South Carolina peach grower Jimmy Forrest with the

Chief operations officer retires from C&O Nursery

By |November 2nd, 2015|

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Richard “Dick” Snyder has retired as chief operations officer of C&O Nursery based in Wenatchee, Washington. He was with the

If netting is the future, what color?

By |November 2nd, 2015|

WSU researchers study how netting colors prevent Honeycrisp sunburn.

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