Good Fruit Grower

May 15

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Amano Time Clocks Clocks Save You Money Sav You Money GOOD STUFF A selection of the latest products Verdesian acquires NW Ag Products and services for tree fruit and grape growers. V With automatic hours calculation right on the card, the MJR-7000 saves you time AND money every day. Come in today and learn how you can control your labor costs with an Amano time clock. erdesian Life Sciences, LLC, of Cary, North Carolina, has acquired Northwest Agricultural Products, Inc., an agricultural products supplier based in Pasco, Washington. Northwest Agricultural Products specializes in eco-friendly products and produces biostimulants and biopesticides, including Bloomtime FD for fireblight management. The company arin Argo of Zillah, Washwas established in 1989 by David Beregevin. It o rg Karin A ington, is selling the second will continue to operate independently out of Author edition of her popular The Pasco for the 2013 season. Secrets of Eastern Washington Verdesian, which is part of the private-equity firm Cookbook. Argo, who grew up on an apple, cherry, and Paine & Partners, focuses on investments in plant health pear orchard in Yakima, said she wrote the book as a way and nutrition. In 2012, it acquired Biagro Western Sales, to showcase agriculture in central Washington. It includes LLC. a sprinkling of history, legend, and trivia about Washington's origin and how agriculture became the number-one industry. Recipes were contributed by many different agricultural commissions, wineries, and breweries and from Argo herself. The book costs $15.95 and can be ordered from Argo at hipping a container on the Cold Train refrigerated P Box 1849, Zillah, WA 98953, or by fax at (509) 829.O. express intermodal service from Quincy, Washington, 6163. to Chicago, or vice versa, reduces the shipment's carbon footprint by more than 50 percent compared with trucking, according to McKinstry, an energy services company. The Port of Quincy and the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway launched the Cold Train service between Quincy and Chicago in 2010. Intermodal shipments can be lifted quickly from a truck trailer directly onto the train, and the nonstop service between Quincy and Chicago takes less time than by truck. Book of secrets K Cold Train Express 310 E. Chestnut, Yakima, WA 98901 509-453-7115 G 800-327-9198 Serving Central Washington for over 100 Years S Wireless monitoring system T he McCrometer Connect wireless system is a suite of products for remote monitoring for crop and irrigation management. It includes sensors for a wide range of applications such as soil moisture, weather, frost, evapotranspiration, water level, and pump monitoring as well as automatic meter reading. Communications options include satellite, cellular, and ultrahigh frequency and spread spectrum radio. Data can be accessed by smartphone, tablet, or personal computer, and notifications received by email, text, or voice mail. For more information, check the Web site Antibiotic registered in Canada A rysta LifeScience North America has received registration for the antibiotic Kasumin (kasugamycin) for control of fireblight on pome fruits and bacterial diseases of vegetables in Canada. The new product should be effective against streptomycin-resistant strains of fireblight, according to Arysta. For more information, check the Web site 48 May 15, 2013 GOOD FRUIT GROWER

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