Understanding soil organic matter

By |March 25th, 2015|

Don’t overlook the soil if you want your orchard to thrive.

Few bees in vineyards

By |March 25th, 2015|

Grape pest practices in Washington aren’t harming bees.

Growers urged to join stewardship project

By |March 24th, 2015|

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

Lanternfly targeted for eradication

By |March 23rd, 2015|

Efforts to eliminate the invasive spotted lanternfly will begin this spring in Pennsylvania.

Health Canada approves Arctic apples for growth and sale

By |March 20th, 2015|

Health Canada has approved two varieties of Arctic apples, Arctic Granny Smith and Arctic Golden Delicious, for growth and [...]

Judge blisters EEOC for “frivolous” case against growers

By |March 20th, 2015|

A federal judge has issued a blistering critique of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, saying the agency had brought [...]

A model for apple thinning

By |March 20th, 2015|

Carbohydrate model and good weather information support grower decisions for apple thinning.

Washington governor declares drought in three regions

By |March 19th, 2015|

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee has declared a drought emergency for three areas of the state, setting in motion money, [...]

Antibiotic registered for fire blight control

By |March 19th, 2015|

The bactericide Kasumin (kasugamycin) has been registered in the apple growing states of Washington, Michigan, New York, and Oregon [...]

Stress-free thinning

By |March 19th, 2015|

The model ensures it’s the trees that are stressed, not you.