[NAFEX] nafex Digest, Vol 42, Issue 50

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Thu Jul 20 17:04:35 EDT 2006


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> There are an incredibly large number of Japaneses
> Beatles in my backyard orchard. They seem to be usung
> my grape arbor as their base. Hand picking was futile.
> What spray suggestions might you have?
> Kevin McCrindle, Waterloo,IA Zone 4b.
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> >    1. Re: blackberries (Kieran and Donna)
> >    2. Interesting sites (Lon J. Rombough)
> >    3. New cherries (Lon J. Rombough)
> >    4. Plum Pox in NY (Lon J. Rombough)
> >    5. Fruit Forward in "Pastry Flip" (Spidra
> > Webster)
> >    6. Buying chemicals (lee elliott)
> >    7. Japanese Beetle Damage (Scott Williamson)
> >    8. Inexpensive Plum Curculio lure (Jim Fruth)
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> > Message: 1
> > Date: Wed, 19 Jul 2006 22:30:10 -0500
> > From: "Kieran and Donna" <redherring at tnaccess.com>
> > Subject: Re: [NAFEX] blackberries
> > To: "North American Fruit Explorers"
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> > Blackberry wine is VERY good.  Jeff Poppen, who used
> > to be in NAFEX, has
> > long been known for his homemade wines.  He would
> > always donate a few
> > bottles to fund raising auctions, and some went for
> > outrageous prices
> > because people knew they were good and that their
> > money was going to a good
> > cause.  Wine is a lot less work than jelly or jam,
> > and keeps at least as
> > long.
> >     Most of our blackberries are eaten fresh though.
> >  We crush the berries,
> > crush some graham crackers, and add either yogurt,
> > cream cheese, or wine.  I
> > don't know if there is any kind of commercial
> > possibility in this.
> >     Now that I think of it though, I met a local
> > woman who says they pick
> > wild blackberries on their property for a month or
> > so every year and sell
> > the berries, netting about $2,000 to $3,000 a year.
> > After they got rid of
> > their cattle she had to learn to prune the plants
> > properly.  They have been
> > doing it long enough that they no longer need to run
> > an ad in the paper most
> > years, they just call folks on their list.    Donna
> >
> >
> >
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> > Message: 2
> > Date: Wed, 19 Jul 2006 21:02:36 -0700
> > From: "Lon J. Rombough" <lonrom at hevanet.com>
> > Subject: [NAFEX] Interesting sites
> > To: NAFEX <nafex at lists.ibiblio.org>
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> > Several interesting fruit sites on this website.
> > Some of them link to
> > NAFEX and the CRFG, among others.
> > http://www.farms.com/fruit/default.asp
> > -Lon Rombough
> > Grapes, writing, consulting, my book, The Grape
> > Grower, at
> > http://www.bunchgrapes.com  Winner of the Garden
> > Writers Association
> > "Best Talent in Writing" award for 2003.
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> > Message: 3
> > Date: Wed, 19 Jul 2006 21:37:30 -0700
> > From: "Lon J. Rombough" <lonrom at hevanet.com>
> > Subject: [NAFEX] New cherries
> > To: NAFEX <nafex at lists.ibiblio.org>
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> > The New York State Agricultural Experiment Station
> > in Geneva and
> > International Plant Management, Inc. have released
> > two new processing
> > cherry varieties. For long-time cherry growers,
> > these varieties might
> > have familiar names. Andersen, a stem-on cocktail
> > cherry, is named
> > after Dr. Robert Andersen, a cherry breeder in
> > Geneva who retired last
> > year. Andersen is a large, acidic cherry with a
> > bright-pink blush and
> > resistance to bacterial canker. It is very
> > well-suited for stem-on
> > shaker harvest. Meanwhile, Nugent is a yellow cherry
> > with a spreading
> > tree that bears very heavily. Its namesake is Jim
> > Nugent, coordinator
> > of Michigan State University?s Northwest Michigan
> > Horticultural
> > Research Station. The cherry is an excellent
> > pollinator with good crack
> > resistance. For more information on either of these
> > cherries, call
> > 800-424-2765.
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> > Message: 4
> > Date: Wed, 19 Jul 2006 21:38:35 -0700
> > From: "Lon J. Rombough" <lonrom at hevanet.com>
> > Subject: [NAFEX] Plum Pox in NY
> > To: NAFEX <nafex at lists.ibiblio.org>
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> > This past week, USDA's laboratory in Beltsville, MD,
> > confirmed the
> > first presence of plum pox virus in New York. The
> > state's Department of
> > Agriculture and Markets detected positive results on
> > plum tree leaf
> > samples from an orchard in Niagara County, 5 miles
> > from plum pox
> > eradication zones in Canada. Survey specialists are
> > currently surveying
> > a 5-mile radius of the area, and will likely
> > establish an eradication
> > program that could include quarantines and removal
> > of infested
> > orchards.
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> > Message: 5
> > Date: Wed, 19 Jul 2006 22:09:45 -0700
> > From: Spidra Webster <spidra at speakeasy.net>
> > Subject: [NAFEX] Fruit Forward in "Pastry Flip"
> > To: North American Fruit Explorers
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