Inmates help with grape research

By |September 12th, 2014|

Most spider mite research projects involve the tedious work of counting spider mites—peering down a microscope to count tiny [...]

New spider mite found in Washington

By |September 12th, 2014|

Willamette spider mite has been detected for the first time in Washington grapes.

Chilled by ICE

By |September 12th, 2014|

Immigration and Customs Enforcement activity is relentless.

Pears shine bright in Golden State

By |September 10th, 2014|

Acreage removal in California has stabilized, and grower returns have been good.

Schlect: Mr. Hastings

By |September 4th, 2014|

●  Yesterday, Congressman Doc Hastings (R/Washington), who will be retiring at the end of the 113th Congress after [...]

Growers are optimistic

By |September 4th, 2014|

Northwest farm families expect their revenue to increase.

OSU hopes to fill David Sugar’s research position

By |September 3rd, 2014|

Growers and other stakeholders will meet on September 9 at Oregon State University’s Southern Oregon Research and Extension Center [...]

Eastern growers plant new pear

By |September 3rd, 2014|

Canadians are planting fire blight-resistant Harovin Sundown at high densities using biaxis trees.

Processors pay more for pears

By |September 3rd, 2014|

Northwest processors need to secure tonage.

Tree fruit associations close down

By |August 29th, 2014|

Two long-established tree fruit organizations closed their doors on August 29 as they merged into the new Washington State [...]