Melissa Hansen

Survey finds no invasive grape moths

By |March 7th, 2015|

However, grape phylloxera was detected for the first time in a Wenatchee, Washington, vineyard.

Codling moth mating disruption reaches a milestone

By |March 5th, 2015|

Mating disruption of codling moth is used in 90 percent of all apples and pears grown in Washington State.

New focus on leafhoppers

By |March 2nd, 2015|

Growers should add 20 percent to their count when using a hand lens on leafhoppers.

Living with spotted wing drosophila

By |March 1st, 2015|

Five years later, what have we learned?

Red blotch knowledge grows

By |February 26th, 2015|

The search continues for possible vectors.

Mildew threatens cherries all season

By |February 26th, 2015|

Cherries become increasingly susceptible during the growing season.

SWD research continues

By |February 25th, 2015|

Great progress has been made in the last five years in learning about spotted wing drosophila, but much more [...]

WAWGG honors grape industry members

By |February 17th, 2015|

Several long-time industry members were honored for their decades of growing, industry involvement, and advancement of Washington State’s wine [...]

Flavor reigns at Andy’s Orchard

By |February 17th, 2015|

Andy Mariani and his tree-ripened fruit have a cult-like following.

Getting the most out of CougarBlight

By |February 17th, 2015|

Model helps assess and forecast fire blight risk.