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    Corr: Was USDA’s GMO decision a black cat crossing America’s orchards?

Corr: Was USDA’s GMO decision a black cat crossing America’s orchards?

By |February 17th, 2015|

To hear some critics tell it, the government’s decision Friday the 13th to deregulate a GMO apple was bad [...]

Flavor reigns at Andy’s Orchard

By |February 17th, 2015|

Andy Mariani and his tree-ripened fruit have a cult-like following.

New era in fire blight control

By |February 17th, 2015|

Organic growers face future without antibiotics for fire blight control.

Fire blight can spread quickly

By |February 17th, 2015|

Scientists know quite a lot about fire blight. Its basic source is in cankers from previous infections.

The bacteria overwinter [...]

Getting the most out of CougarBlight

By |February 17th, 2015|

Model helps assess and forecast fire blight risk.

Twilight and sunset

By |February 16th, 2015|

We always tend to hear nice things about our covers, but this month’s two selections have brought quite a [...]

USDA clears non-browning GMO apples

By |February 13th, 2015|

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service announced today (February 13) its decision to deregulate [...]

Stark Bro’s testing new apple Scarlet Star

By |February 13th, 2015|

Stark Bro’s Nurseries and Orchards Company is testing a new apple, named Scarlet Star, that was discovered as a [...]

Nearly $4 million available to crop grant winners

By |February 11th, 2015|

Washington growers applying for federal crop block grant money in 2015 will have a larger pool than the previous [...]

Sign up for free pesticide disposal

By |February 11th, 2015|

Washington growers looking to safely dispose of unwanted pesticides for free need to contact the Washington State Department of [...]