Good Fruit Grower

April 1

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LAST BITE How did you do? Find the answers on page 48 of this issue. FruiTrivia An experimental Solid Set Canopy Delivery System is designed for: a. Applying pesticides b. Evaporative cooling c. Dispensing pheromones d. Irrigation e. Frost control The name of the DBR fruit harvesting system stands for: a. Drive-By Reaper b. Dwan Byl Rennack c. Dirty Bucket Replacement d. Dietrich Brown Rasch E-verify is an electronic system for: a. Verifying citizenship b. Verifying bulk e-mails c. Verifying eligibility to work d. Verifying eligibility to drive The penalty for not providing a health care plan, if required, will be: a. $3,000 per employee per year, excluding the first 50 employees b. The equivalent of the federal poverty level c. $2,000 per employee per year, excluding the first 30 employees d. $300 per month for the first 50 employees, and $1,000 a month for the rest Picking apples with two hands at the same time increases picking efficiency by how much compared to picking with one hand? a. 10 percent b. 30 percent c. 50 percent d. 200 percent 1 Employers recruiting workers through the H-2A guest-worker program must pay them: a. Minimum wage b. Adverse effect wage rate c. The prevailing hourly wage d. The highest of a, b, or c e. Whatever they pay other workers doing the same job What portion of Washington���s apple acreage is treated with miticides? a. 9 percent b. 24 percent c. 55 percent d. 70 percent e. 76 percent 2 Which employers will either have to provide a health insurance plan for workers or pay penalties when new regulations take effect on January 1? a. Employers with fewer than 50 employees b. Employers who hire no parttime or seasonal workers c. Employers with more than 30 employees d. Employers with 50 or more fulltime-equivalent employees e. Employers with fewer than 120 employees in the previous 12 months 8 54 April 1, 2013 GOOD FRUIT GROWER

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