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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..

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

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

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

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

In this week’s Capital Press:

“Experts predict disruption in tree fruit pest management”

“Anti-Pollan eager to speak” (Analysis)

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

“The world of modern wheat breeding”

“Babe and JD; new spring wheats”

“Research funding a priority for potato growers”

“Pear breeding, Part 1”

“Pear breeding, Part 2”

“Mechanization for fruit growers”

News Releases:

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

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