New focus on leafhoppers

By |March 2nd, 2015|

Growers should add 20 percent to their count when using a hand lens on leafhoppers.

Crab apple pruning demos

By |March 2nd, 2015|

Two pruning demonstrations have been scheduled this month to help orchardists understand how to prune Manchurian crab apple trees [...]

Leah Eddie, Young Grower from Grandview, Washington

By |March 2nd, 2015|

grower / Grandview, Washington
age / 24
crops / Apples, cherries and juice grapes
business / Fieldman for Apple [...]

Awards presented at IFTA’s Nova Scotia conference

By |March 2nd, 2015|

The International Tree Fruit Association named Charles Embree its 2015 Outstanding Researcher of the Year during its 58th annual [...]

Living with spotted wing drosophila

By |March 1st, 2015|

Five years later, what have we learned?

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: Good Point

By |February 27th, 2015|

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