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February 26th, 2015|0 Comments
Dr. Terence Robinson finds a captive class on the bus.
The harvest machine is widely used around the world but has only recently been sold in the United States.
Plant pathologist is working to determine if pruning and spraying crab apple trees effectively controls postharvest rots.
The search continues for possible vectors.
Amur chokecherry, used as a rootstock, may protect stone fruits from Armillaria.
Cherries become increasingly susceptible during the growing season.
Fred Valentine’s philosophy is that exchanging ideas benefits everyone.
Fred Valentine has always had growers’ interests at heart.
February 17th, 2015|0 Comments
Andy Mariani and his tree-ripened fruit have a cult-like following.
Organic growers face future without antibiotics for fire blight control.
Scientists know quite a lot about fire blight. Its basic source is in cankers from previous infections.
The bacteria overwinter there. As the canker begins to
Model helps assess and forecast fire blight risk.
February 13th, 2015|0 Comments
Stark Bro’s Nurseries and Orchards Company is testing a new apple, named Scarlet Star, that was discovered as a whole-tree mutation in an orchard in
February 11th, 2015|3 Comments
grower / Alderdale, Washington
age / 36
crops / wine grapes
business / Austin Sharp Vineyards
other experience / After graduating from Washington State University, he joined the family
February 10th, 2015|0 Comments
Sumitomo Chemical Company has acquired DuPont’s Asana insecticide business in the United States. Asana (esfenvalerate) will be distributed through Valent U.S.A., a subsidiary of Sumitomo.
A test conducted by a consulting company in The Netherlands shows that laser beams are an effective way to scare birds away from orchards.
The company, CLM
May 30th, 2018|0 Comments
Washington tree fruit industry lays out technology priorities.
May 17th, 2018|0 Comments
2018 brings an earlier start and cloud of tariffs over China.
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