Bees live in a toxic world

By |March 19th, 2014|

Planting more flowers would help solve honeybee decline.

Protecting your high-value crop

By |March 19th, 2014|

Orchard netting may be cost effective for high-value varieties like Honeycrisp.

Commission: More MAP dollars mean cherries go farther

By |March 13th, 2014|

The Washington State Fruit Commission is gearing up for a strong cherry crop in 2014. Though it’s too soon [...]

Options for codling moth control

By |March 3rd, 2014|

Three years of research found little difference between hand-applied and canister-released pheromone dispensers for disrupting codling moth mating.

Stinkbug monitoring tools are a high priority

By |March 3rd, 2014|

Researchers aren’t yet recommending that growers trap for stinkbug.

Progress on biological control

By |March 3rd, 2014|

Research to find a natural enemy that suppresses the brown marmorated stinkbug is showing promise, according to Oregon State [...]

Stinkbugs march on Washington

By |March 3rd, 2014|

Brown marmorated stinkbug found in 20 counties in Washington and Oregon.

Former grain grower tackles tree fruits

By |March 2nd, 2014|

A Midwest farmer has improved an older orchard by focusing on the soil and tree nutrition.

The latest on dealing with spider mites in vineyards

By |February 27th, 2014|

Two-spotted spider mite has the capability to develop tolerance to miticides in wine grapes.

Washington’s westernmost vineyard

By |February 27th, 2014|

Kim and Blain Roberts grow grapes on the Washington coast where annual rainfall averages 70 inches.