Chardonnay’s future in Washington

By |April 14th, 2014|

Chardonnay is at a crossroads in Washington State as the state becomes a red-dominated wine state.

The good and bad of deficit irrigation

By |April 4th, 2014|

Partial root zone drying deficit irrigation has potential for white varieties.

Application deadline looms for viticulture scholarship

By |March 27th, 2014|

The April 15 deadline approaches for viticulture students to apply for the Washington State Grape Society annual scholarship.

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Rootstocks do fine in Washington

By |March 26th, 2014|

Differences in rootstock trial were due to yearly climate variation, not rootstocks.

Wine grape yields not affected by early leaf removal

By |March 26th, 2014|

Early leaf removal in white grape varieties has several benefits.

Pear grower Laura Naumes blazes a trail

By |March 25th, 2014|

Laura Naumes is the first woman to chair the Pear Bureau Northwest.

Control leafhoppers to avoid virus

By |March 19th, 2014|

The risk of grapevine redleaf virus makes controlling leafhoppers all the more important.

Save money by applying pesticides where it’s needed

By |March 3rd, 2014|

Perimeter sprays: Growers can save money applying pesticides only where they’re most needed.

Cold Train has new owners, expansion plans

By |March 3rd, 2014|

Up to 1,000 more containers planned to move food across nation.

Stinkbugs march on Washington

By |March 3rd, 2014|

Brown marmorated stinkbug found in 20 counties in Washington and Oregon.