Being in a packing house at the height of harvest always amazes me. I am fascinated at all the interconnected pieces that take the [...]
Michelle Moyer demonstrates how WSU’s vineyard site evaluation computer model works.
PHOTO BY MELISSA HANSEN
Dr. Michelle Moyer, Washington State [...]
As yield expectations have soared in recent years, so has the importance of nutrient management.
Apple growers who were once [...]
Two of the largest wholesale operations on the International Fruit Tree Association tour in New York were Crist Brothers [...]
DON’T LET WEEDS
It’s particularly important to keep up with weed control in a young orchard because [...]
Soil has been called the “living skin” of planet Earth, an essential but fragile part of the biosphere. As [...]
Engineer Graham Brodie developed the microwave weed-killing machine. Four microwave horn antennae at the back end, each about four [...]
Rodents—particularly voles, ground squirrels, and gophers—can have a big economic impact on orchard and vineyard production costs.
Rodents cause [...]
Bud Hover’s road to directorship of the Washington State Department of Agriculture began in 1938 when his mother and [...]