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Featured stories about cherries appear in this issue.

Cherry study pinpoints problems

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Extending storage and shipping duration of cherries in British Columbia, Canada, can be achieved with minor modifications to the production, picking and packing operations, a

Good to Know – Lang

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Key questions regarding nitrogen fertilization strategies for sweet cherries include:   —When is nitrogen needed for the various demands of the cherry tree growth cycle?   —Does

Sweet cherry rootstock traits

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Premium Lapins cherries can be grown on Krymsk 5 rootstock if proper management techniques are followed. Choosing the right cherry rootstock is just as important

A home for grapes

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Mike Miller opened Airfield Estates Winery in 2007 and is joined by son Marcus as winemaker and daughter Lori as marketing director. Washington State grower-winery

Young grafters

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Professor emeritus Joe Sabol keeps alive his passion for education by coordinating and teaching an apple grafting workshop for California high schools. What do agriculture

Turning a plan into action

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Recommendations of the Future of Farming strategic plan to keep Washington State's agriculture viable include making agriculture a priority, eliminating regulatory barriers, and protecting resources.

Best practices in tough times

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Paul Champoux has expanded Champoux Vineyards slowly while building a solid customer base. The stock market has plummeted, the national debt is skyrocketing, financial firms

Seamless switch

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Rusty Figgins wraps the oblique side graft with tape. Right: The new graft after splicing, taping, and painting. The practice of grafting to a different

Last Bite: Billion $ label

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Frank Shields is credited with developing the Billion $ and Million $ labels used by his family's fruit business. Shields Bag is one of the