Brunner named Apple Citizen

By |April 30th, 2015|

Dr. Jay Brunner, who has played a key role in the transition to softer pest management programs in tree [...]

Extracting goodness

By |April 27th, 2015|

Sales are growing for varietal grape seed oils and flours made from pomace.

New cools of the trade

By |April 24th, 2015|

Secondary chillers are replacing conventional storage cooling systems.

Reducing water usage

By |April 24th, 2015|

E & J Gallo reduced its winery water usage by 25 percent.

Getting the most from compost

By |April 23rd, 2015|

Think years, not weeks, when calculating nitrogen release from compost.

Branching experiment results in more feathers

By |April 22nd, 2015|

Treatments with Promalin or MaxCel put more branches on young apple trees.

Understand key roles of roots

By |April 20th, 2015|

Knowing more about what’s below ground might translate into improved yields and better informed management decisions.

Six steps to good orchard site preparation

By |April 20th, 2015|

It’s important to prepare your surface soil the right way before planting.

McFerson applies for WSU director job

By |April 20th, 2015|


Dr. Jim McFerson, manager of the Washington Tree Fruit Research Commission for the past 14 years, has applied for [...]

SWD and BMSB pest workshop this month

By |April 16th, 2015|

A spotted wing drosophila and brown marmorated stinkbug focused seminar will be held in Hood River, Oregon, on April [...]