Swiss scientists test nets

By |March 1st, 2015|

Swiss scientists have been testing netting as a way to exclude spotted wing drosophila from cherry orchards.

Researchers at the [...]

Intrexon to acquire Okanagan Specialty Fruits for $41 million

By |March 1st, 2015|

Intrexon Corporation, of Germantown, Maryland, a company focusing on synthetic biology products, has agreed to acquire Okanagan Specialty Fruits [...]

Predatory mite comes to light

By |February 27th, 2015|

The shift from broad-spectrum organophosphates to new classes of pesticides that are more selective appears to have caused a [...]

WSU will add to tree fruit faculty

By |February 27th, 2015|

Washington Stat

e University plans to hire several new faculty over the next couple of years to work specifically on [...]

Trade agreement is unifying

By |February 27th, 2015|

A few years ago, Todd Fryhover of the Washington State Apple Commission was invited to speak at the Premier [...]

Tart cherries threatened

By |February 26th, 2015|

Entomologists in Michigan are still trying to determine whether spotted wing drosophila will be a significant tart cherry pest.

“We [...]

Learning on the go: 2014 IFTA Italy

By |February 26th, 2015|

Dr. Terence Robinson finds a captive class on the bus.

Munckhof machine makes inroads: 2014 IFTA Italy

By |February 26th, 2015|

The harvest machine is widely used around the world but has only recently been sold in the United States.

Research on rot is under way

By |February 26th, 2015|

Plant pathologist is working to determine if pruning and spraying crab apple trees effectively controls postharvest rots.

Red blotch knowledge grows

By |February 26th, 2015|

The search continues for possible vectors.