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Crop Management and Pollination

Featured stories covering crop management and pollination in this issue.

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  • Cherry pollen harvest

Trees without fruit, pollination without bees

March 29th, 2018|0 Comments

Pollen company joins Washington State University researcher to try planting a pollen-only orchard.

  • Red Delicious

Researchers finish final pollen tube model

March 29th, 2018|0 Comments

After 11 years, pollen tube projects are complete with release of Red Delicious model.

  • USDA Organic Logo 4 Color

All in with organics

March 28th, 2018|0 Comments

Washington cooperative Tree Top moves into higher-priced categories.

  • Bees work a cherry orchard in bloom

Protect pollinators while managing diseases

March 27th, 2018|0 Comments

The fungicides needed to control bloom time disease aren’t as harmless to bees as previously thought.

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Head start on better berries

March 27th, 2018|0 Comments

Growers already implementing results of long-term organic blueberry study.

  • Conor Kilian, a young grower from Sunnyside, Washington

Conor Kilian, a young grower from Sunnyside, Washington

March 26th, 2018|0 Comments

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family background / Conor grew up in a large Yakima Valley farming family growing juice grapes, learning organic methods and helping expand the farm’s apple

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The Cosmic gospel : Video

March 26th, 2018|0 Comments

Washington State University continues education on training WA 38 trees.

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A better bee? Blue orchard bees show promise as pollinators

March 26th, 2018|0 Comments

Study shows potential for employing blue orchard bees as pollinators in tart cherries. What about other crops?

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Bees may do better being kept in the dark

March 26th, 2018|0 Comments

CA storage could give bees an edge in the fight against the devastating Varroa mite.

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Click thinking: High-density success depends on pruning style

March 26th, 2018|0 Comments

Lessons learned in Italy about benefits of click pruning could help U.S. growers.

  • 2018 Washington Winegrowers

The worldwide view of wine from Washington : Video

March 21st, 2018|0 Comments

Speakers at the 2018 Washington Winegrowers annual convention bring big-picture perspective.

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When growers meet lawmakers

March 21st, 2018|0 Comments

Industry groups ask growers to directly participate in lobbying.

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Dollars from China fuel a new Washington vineyard and resort

March 21st, 2018|0 Comments

Dollars from China fuel a new Washington vineyard and resort