Daniel Symms, 1961-2014

By |November 16th, 2014|

Daniel Thomas Symms, great-grandson of the founder of Symms Fruit Ranch in Caldwell, Idaho, died from cancer on October [...]

Growers sought for Piqa pears

By |November 16th, 2014|

The New Zealand company Prevar is looking for orchardists in North America who would like to grow new Piqa [...]

New organization to promote Australia’s horticulture industry

By |November 16th, 2014|

A new organization called Horticulture Innovation Australia Limited has been formed to replace Horticulture Australia Limited (HAL) and undertake [...]

Network promotes Prosser wines

By |November 16th, 2014|

A new organization called Prosser Wine Network was formed in Washington State last spring to promote Prosser wines. The [...]

New EPA program focuses on pesticide drift reduction

By |November 16th, 2014|

The Environmental Protection Agency has announced a voluntary Drift Reduction Technology (DRT) program to encourage the use of safer [...]

Washington State University to develop genomic database

By |November 16th, 2014|

Washington State University has been awarded a five-year $2 million grant to build and maintain a national system for sharing [...]

Apple art winner

By |November 14th, 2014|

Laura Ramirez, 18, of Sunnyside, Washington, was the grand-prize winner in the Washington Apple Education Foundation’s Year of the [...]

Applying precision agriculture to tree fruit

By |November 10th, 2014|

Precision agriculture helps growers optimize returns.

Removing variability to improve crop uniformity

By |November 10th, 2014|

Precision agriculture allows farms to be managed in zones

Ideas from Mars

By |November 9th, 2014|

Horticulturist takes inspiration from NASA to envision crews of robots in the orchard.