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.

Wine grape yields not affected by early leaf removal

By |March 26th, 2014|

Early leaf removal in white grape varieties has several benefits.

Selenium is toxic to bees

By |March 26th, 2014|

Entomologists from the University of California, Riverside, have found that selenium can cause delays in development and mortality in honeybees.

Best practices for pollination

By |March 25th, 2014|

Six practices to help ensure successful pollination.

Pear grower Laura Naumes blazes a trail

By |March 25th, 2014|

Laura Naumes is the first woman to chair the Pear Bureau Northwest.

Is there a better crab apple pollinizer?

By |March 19th, 2014|

No research is under way to evaluate pollinizers to replace Manchurian crab apple.