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Labor, Irrigation

Featured stories about labor and irrigation appear in this issue.

Be prepared

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Food-safety incidents, like fires, are never planned or expected. But being prepared could mean the difference between containing an incident to be a minor inconvenience

B.C. growers face metering

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Water meters could help British Columbia fruit growers better manage orchard irrigation, if a decade of experience in the South East Kelowna Irrigation District is

Saving water

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Microdrip irrigation resulted in substantial water savings compared with microsprinkler methods in a seven-year, University of Idaho irrigation study on apples.Dr. Esmaeil Fallahi, tree fruit

Water stress leads to small fruit

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For many pear growers, irrigation seems like just a routine chore, but irrigation may be the single most important factor determining the size and quality

Commit to cool

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Derk VanKonynenburg, center, shares cooling details. Evaporative cooling can help improve fruit quality, reduce tree stress, and promote return bloom, a California orchardist reports. But

Good stuff

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Light Sensor Meter Spectrum Technologies, Inc., has introduced a Field Scout External Light Sensor Meter, for measuring ultraviolet light, quantum light, or solar radiation. The

Quick Bites

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Prevar Releases Apple Variety Prevar Ltd., a company that commercializes new apple and pear varieties from the HortResearch breeding program in New Zealand, has announced

Good to go

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Training for a Recall The United Fresh Research and Education Foundation is accepting registrations for a course entitled "Training for a Recall, Communicating Under Fire"

Passage to India

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In India, 80 percent of apples are sold at roadside stands. Traders say Washington apples hold up well in such conditions because of their quality.