Kate Prengaman

Taking the fight to fire blight

By |February 19th, 2018|

Risk is higher in Washington this season for deadly orchard disease. Here’s what you need to do.

Researchers are rethinking replant

By |February 18th, 2018|

Field trials underway to see if biological alternatives to fumigation can be a practical option for apple growers

Peach rootstock trial tests options for size control

By |February 12th, 2018|

Researchers start with the roots to shrink trees.

Washington Winegrowers honor longtime industry leaders

By |February 6th, 2018|

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The Washington Winegrowers Association honored four longtime industry leaders on Tuesday during a lunch banquet at the association’s annual convention

On the hunt for nematodes

By |February 6th, 2018|

Washington researchers launch big-picture project to figure out how best to protect vineyards against root parasites.

Using palissage to slow vigorous vines

By |February 5th, 2018|

Tucking or wrapping shoots to slow growth offers promising alternative to hedging for canopy control in Cornell trials.

After loss, important postharvest research continues

By |January 30th, 2018|

Colleagues carry on cherry and pear postharvest projects of the late Yan Wang of Oregon State University, with some intriguing new findings.

Researchers discover a coat of armor for cherries

By |January 30th, 2018|

A thin film of gum acacia shows promise to prevent splitting in packing house trials.

Michigan growers go local with cherries

By |January 30th, 2018|

Growth looks promising in Michigan's fresh cherry market.

The challenges of storing organic apples

By |January 24th, 2018|

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Last season, Washington harvested 13 million boxes of organic apples and even more are expected this year, which means that

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