Richard Lehnert

The increasing problem of yellow jackets and hornets

By |August 18th, 2014|

If yellow jackets and hornets seem more of a problem these days, it’s not your imagination.

GMO debate rages

By |August 18th, 2014|

Deregulation process misses a key point, critics say, claiming GMOs are not substantially equivalent.

What makes peach trees tick?

By |August 15th, 2014|

Ted DeJong has spent a career finding answers to that question.

Fruit growers were tested this winter

By |August 11th, 2014|

Winter of 2014 tested fruit with cold and snow levels last seen 20 years ago.

Vegetation IMPACT Program

By |August 6th, 2014|

Regional climate center tries to elevate the value of weather forecasts.

Vinifera grapes hit hard

By |August 5th, 2014|

Hybrid varieties fared much better.

Four reasons to apply a stop-drop material

By |August 5th, 2014|

Many apple growers with sensitive varieties lose 5 to 25 percent of their apple crop due to preharvest fruit drop.

More apples coming

By |August 5th, 2014|

Apple supply worldwide could hit 100 million tons by 2025, up from 65 million now.

How to retain the crop

By |August 5th, 2014|

Growers can’t afford to let expensive apples fall off the trees.

Paperwork snafu halting H-2A workers at Mexican border

By |July 31st, 2014|

Up to 2,000 potential workers stymied at Tijuana crossing, another 800 stuck at Nuevo Laredo