Geraldine Warner

Packers join forces

By |March 31st, 2015|

Valley Fruit and Larson Fruit are building a new apple packing line.

Growers urged to join stewardship project

By |March 24th, 2015|

Agriculture in Washington has not been affected by growth management regulations—yet.

Take the guesswork out of thinning

By |March 18th, 2015|

A predictive model enables growers to be in a planning mode rather than a crisis mode at chemical thinning time.

What should growers do before the piece rate ruling?

By |March 17th, 2015|

Attorneys suggest how to protect yourself from being sued.

Millions of dollars at stake in piece-rate case

By |March 17th, 2015|

Workers and employers can attend Washington State Supreme Court hearing in Toppenish on payment for rest breaks.

Dick Bartram, 1920-2015

By |March 17th, 2015|

Retired Washington State University Cooperative Extension agent Richard “Dick” Bartram, who was an authority on apple maturity and storage, [...]

Swiss scientists test nets

By |March 1st, 2015|

Swiss scientists have been testing netting as a way to exclude spotted wing drosophila from cherry orchards.

Researchers at the [...]

Predatory mite comes to light

By |February 27th, 2015|

The shift from broad-spectrum organophosphates to new classes of pesticides that are more selective appears to have caused a [...]

WSU will add to tree fruit faculty

By |February 27th, 2015|

Washington Stat

e University plans to hire several new faculty over the next couple of years to work specifically on [...]

Research on rot is under way

By |February 26th, 2015|

Plant pathologist is working to determine if pruning and spraying crab apple trees effectively controls postharvest rots.