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Soils & Nutrients

Featured stories about soils and nutrients appear in this issue.

Good to Know – Julie Tarara

April 15th, 2009|0 Comments

Trellising and training in vineyards represent money and effort invested to maximize canopy photosynthesis and to optimize solar radiation exposure at the fruit. Canopies that

Work in progress

April 15th, 2009|0 Comments

When dealing with nematodes, Washington State vineyardists need two things they currently lack: more effective control strategies and meaningful economic thresholds to guide them in

Last Bite – Royal purple reigns

April 15th, 2009|0 Comments

Purple tissue wrap enhanced Holtzinger apples and inspired a new line of labels. Charles M. Holtzinger (more familiarly known as C.M. Holtzinger) was one of

Good Point – Ed Wittenbach

April 15th, 2009|0 Comments

In my lifetime, change has been inevitable: from five-acre orchards to 500-acre orchards or larger; from small, family-owned stores to mega supermarkets; and from local

Volatile prices

April 15th, 2009|0 Comments

Fertilizer costs have come down from last year's heart-stopping prices, but don't expect prices to stay down. Price volatility should continue through 2009 and the

Puzzling outbreak

April 15th, 2009|0 Comments

Adult beetles have dark reddish brown or black heads, and the body is covered with short gray hairs. A mysterious outbreak of an endemic pest