● Secretary Tom Vilsack announced yesterday his long-awaited appointment of 25 members to the Fruit and Vegetable Industry Advisory Committee, a private-sector committee that [...]
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 [...]
Wildlife biologist Tim Pitz holds an adult golden eagle that was captured as part of a telemetry study. The [...]