Uncertain future for Meyer Orchards

By |April 16th, 2014|

Ron Meyer, nearing retirement and without a transition plan, sees a murky future for his pear orchard.

Strong cherry crop possible

By |April 15th, 2014|

Fruit Commission expands export efforts

Chardonnay’s future in Washington

By |April 14th, 2014|

Chardonnay is at a crossroads in Washington State as the state becomes a red-dominated wine state.

The good and bad of deficit irrigation

By |April 4th, 2014|

Partial root zone drying deficit irrigation has potential for white varieties.

Reducing food safety risks at every opportunity

By |April 3rd, 2014|

Research is assessing the food safety risks of tree fruit production practices.

DIY spray trial tips

By |April 1st, 2014|

On-farm trials don’t have to be complicated.

Watershed moment for grower, water plan

By |April 1st, 2014|

Grower devotes his lifetime to water issues.

Integrated water plan moves forward

By |April 1st, 2014|

Diverse group proposes plan to solve water shortages in the Yakima River Basin.

How to make every drop count

By |April 1st, 2014|

Simple changes made with inexpensive tools can greatly improve spray applications.

Rootstocks do fine in Washington

By |March 26th, 2014|

Differences in rootstock trial were due to yearly climate variation, not rootstocks.