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.

The latest on dealing with spider mites in vineyards

By |February 27th, 2014|

Two-spotted spider mite has the capability to develop tolerance to miticides in wine grapes.

Washington’s westernmost vineyard

By |February 27th, 2014|

Kim and Blain Roberts grow grapes on the Washington coast where annual rainfall averages 70 inches.

Washington’s easternmost vineyard

By |February 24th, 2014|

Basalt Cellars is reviving the once-thriving wine region in Clarkston, Washington.