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Cherries

Featured stories covering cherries appear in this issue.

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DriftWatch shows sensitive crops

May 15th, 2011|0 Comments

These pushpin-like balloons identify sites that are sensitive to ill effects from spray drift. Growers register the sites so neighbors and custom pesticide applicators can

Last Bite – Bing is still king

May 15th, 2011|0 Comments

The Bing cherry was named for Seth Lewelling's Chinese foreman. NORTHWEST CHERRY GROWERS Bing has been king of fresh market sweet cherries in the United

IPM in peril

May 15th, 2011|0 Comments

For nearly 40 years, integrated pest management  has been the hallmark of progressive thinking in fruit production and agriculture generally. If you used IPM, you

Cherries in China

May 15th, 2011|0 Comments

Cherries as far as the eye can see, and in a hodgepodge puzzle of different growing practices and varieties is how B.J. Thurlby sums up

Grape growers worry about herbicide drift

May 15th, 2011|0 Comments

This 50-acre Creekbend Vineyard planting is surrounded on three sides by field crops. It's registered on the Pesticide Sensitive Crops and Habitats Registry at www.driftwatch.org.