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Jan. 25 – 31

Posted by | March 5, 2010

Saturday’s Wenatchee World reported on the market impact of the 2009 record cherry crop, with comments from Tim Smith on reasons for the heavy crop..

http://www.wenatcheeworld.com/news/2010/jan/30/cherry-industry-reflects-on-what-went-wrong-with/

The international website, FreshPlaza.com, on Monday posted the story about the release of the new apple variety W 2 by the WSU TFREC.

http://www.freshplaza.com/news_detail.asp?id=57588

On Wednesday, the magazine The Packer also reported the story about the release of the W 2 apple by the TFREC.

http://bit.ly/9SNH7G

Saturday’s Wenatchee World included a guest column urging public support for public funding for county fairs, and programs like 4-H and FFA.

http://www.wenatcheeworld.com/news/2010/jan/30/county-fairs-are-on-the-edge/

Sharon Collman is quoted in an article in Saturday’s Everett Herald discussing how the unusually warm January will likely increase insect populations.

http://heraldnet.com/article/20100130/NEWS01/701309892

In this week’s Capital Press:

“Experts predict disruption in tree fruit pest management”

http://www.capitalpress.com/results/djw-pests-012910

“Anti-Pollan eager to speak” (Analysis)

http://www.capitalpress.com/results/cs-speech-analysis-012910

Aired last week by the N.W. Ag Information Network:

“The world of modern wheat breeding”

http://www.aginfo.com/index.cfm/event/report/id/Northwest-Farm-and-Ranch-Report-15583

“Babe and JD; new spring wheats”

http://www.aginfo.com/index.cfm/event/report/id/Northwest-Farm-and-Ranch-Report-15580

“Research funding a priority for potato growers”

http://www.aginfo.com/index.cfm/event/report/id/Northwest-Farm-and-Ranch-Report-15542

“Pear breeding, Part 1”

http://www.aginfo.com/index.cfm/event/report/id/Fruit-Grower-Report-15585

“Pear breeding, Part 2”

http://www.aginfo.com/index.cfm/event/report/id/Fruit-Grower-Report-15595

“Mechanization for fruit growers”

http://www.aginfo.com/index.cfm/event/report/id/Fruit-Grower-Report-15546

News Releases:

“WSU Viticulture Expert Offers Global Perspective in Grapevine Science Textbook”

“WSU 4-H Eco-Stewardship Program Receives National Award”