Kate Prengaman

A better bitter pit predictor

By |October 18th, 2017|

Measuring tree vigor and peel chemistry gives the best indication which fruit is at risk.

European Cherry Fruit Fly found in NY

By |October 16th, 2017|

The U.S. Department of Agriculture officials have confirmed that European Cherry Fruit Fly is now present in Niagara County, New York. The invasive pest was first detected in North America in Ontario, Canada, in 2015.

For sale: huge tract in prime Walla Walla location

By |October 11th, 2017|

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It’s a heck of a view for a vineyard. Nobody has planted one yet, but that could soon be about

High hopes for Harvista

By |October 5th, 2017|

Canadian growers gain access to 1-MCP for apple orchards.

Tools for counting the crop

By |September 20th, 2017|

Combining low-tech crop load samples with high-tech maps could make vineyards more efficient.

Growers in pursuit of precision agriculture

By |September 19th, 2017|

Researchers and growers in New York aim to push high-density orchards to peak performance.

Sustainable and less sticky solutions for pear psylla

By |September 14th, 2017|

New pear IPM project looks at potential for biocontrols and pest repellents.

The high-tech promise of hands-off

By |August 29th, 2017|

Mechanization researchers have seen quality improvements along with possibilities of cost savings.

Sunburn and sunscald: Beware the warning signs – Video

By |August 14th, 2017|

Sunburn and sunscald research underway in sunny Chile could lead to tools that would benefit growers in all arid regions.

Study pushes limits of deficit irrigation

By |July 24th, 2017|

Drastic reductions in irrigation delivered decent results in first year of study, but vines showed accumulated stress in year two.

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