NW cherry growers optimistic during five-state meeting

By |May 25th, 2016|

Round 3 cherry harvest projection drops from two weeks ago

Hansen: Research leads to better control for grape disease

By |May 25th, 2016|

Saved fungicide sprays for powdery mildew keep $2 million-plus in grape growers’ pockets.

Organic control of SWD

By |May 25th, 2016|

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Researchers are tackling what they call “cultural tactics” to determine nonchemical farming practices — such as pruning and thinning techniques

Beakers and breakthroughs in SWD research

By |May 24th, 2016|

California research into spotted wing drosophila sounds like science fiction.

Changes at Oregon State extension center

By |May 24th, 2016|

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Dr. Peter Shearer has resigned as entomologist at Oregon State University’s Mid-Columbia Agricultural Research and Extension Center in Hood River,

SWD – How to stop a proliferate pest?

By |May 24th, 2016|

Growers and researchers are struggling in efforts to control the spread of spotted wing drosophila.

Researchers crack the case on why cherries crack

By |May 19th, 2016|

Too much water is a known cause of cherry cracking, but malic acid is a newly identified culprit.

Controlling cherry cracking

By |May 19th, 2016|

Reducing moisture uptake can help prevent cracking in storage.

Neil Garrison, a young grower from Sunnyside, Washington

By |May 19th, 2016|

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family background / Neil studied business and worked with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and maritime companies around

Thurlby: Hot for cherries

By |May 18th, 2016|

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After record-setting heat in 2015, cherry growers look to new year.

Another Northwest cherry season is around the corner, and at

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