Help for apple blossom thinning

By |March 23rd, 2017|

Better crop management models available for Honeycrisp, Granny Smith and Red Delicious.

Don’t invest in unwanted shoot growth

By |March 23rd, 2017|

With spring approaching in the Northern Hemisphere, a new season for orchardists starts with flowers, new leaves and shoots — and much anxiety.

Yakima pear handler nominations set

By |March 22nd, 2017|

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Pear handlers will elect nominees for the Yakima, Washington, handler position on the Fresh Pear Committee of Marketing Order 927.

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Castagnoli named director of Mid-Columbia Research Center

By |March 22nd, 2017|

He's been with center for almost 17 years.

Working safely with Fumitoxin in orchards – A grower’s perspective

By |March 22nd, 2017|

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By Sean Gilbert

Gophers and other underground pests can cause significant damage to fruit tree orchards if they are not dealt

Fighting honeybee decline with instrumental insemination — Video

By |March 22nd, 2017|

WSU researchers hope to breed better bees

A new, old bee

By |March 21st, 2017|

From high in the Tien Shan Mountains of Central Asia, Washington State University entomologists Steve Sheppard and Brandon Hopkins have brought home semen from a new strain of honeybees that evolved right alongside the wild apple tree.

How busy are your bees?

By |March 21st, 2017|

New model will predict pollinator efficiency and fruit set.

Washington Apple Commission announces marketing plan

By |March 16th, 2017|

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As part of its new, five-year strategic plan, the Washington Apple Commission has proposed focusing its marketing efforts and spending

Disaster loans available in Pennsylvania

By |March 16th, 2017|

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The U.S. Small Business Administration has announced eligibility for disaster loans related to a frost and freeze in Pennsylvania in

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