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Last Bite

By |May 1st, 2013|

1  True or false? The Z-Trap is a device for killing Zetzellia mali?

2  How many gallons of fuel does [...]

Meet Washington State’s new agriculture director

By |April 15th, 2013|

Bud Hover’s road to directorship of the Washington State Department of Agriculture began in 1938 when his mother and [...]

Your management program matters

By |April 15th, 2013|

LEFT: Above left: Adult A. mali are affected by most of the tested reduced-risk pesticides. RIGHT: The parasitic wasp [...]

The Top Five

By |April 15th, 2013|

Soil has been called the “living skin” of planet Earth, an essential but fragile part of the bio­sphere. As [...]

Last Bite

By |April 15th, 2013|

    1    Dagger nematodes are vectors of which virus?

a.    Prune dwarf
b.    Tomato ring spot
c.    Professor Plum pox

Good Job

By |April 1st, 2013|

IFTA presents awards
The International Fruit Tree Association gave recognition to fruit growers, researchers, and extension specialists during its [...]

New off-road emission standards coming

By |April 1st, 2013|

Clean diesel technology has been making its way off the highways and into farms and fields and other off-road [...]

Are you over 50?

By |April 1st, 2013|

To find out if you will be required to provide a health benefits plan for your employees starting January [...]

Calculating the value of biological control

By |April 1st, 2013|

Washington State University entomologist Dr. Stan Hoyt developed integrated mite control in the late 1960s (see “How integrated mite [...]

How integrated mite control works

By |April 1st, 2013|

One of the keys to integrated mite control was that the western predatory mite Typhlodromus occidentalis could effectively control [...]