● Yesterday, Congressman Doc Hastings (R/Washington), who will be retiring at the end of the 113th Congress after two decades of service in [...]
If you’ve thinned and thinned and there are still too many apples on the trees, there is one more [...]
LEFT: Above left: Adult A. mali are affected by most of the tested reduced-risk pesticides. RIGHT: The parasitic wasp [...]
For 21 years now, Dr. Ian Merwin has tended a 320-tree apple orchard on the eastern shore of Cayuga [...]
This excavated root system is from a 40-year-old Concord own-rooted vine.
PHOTOS COURTESY OF ALAN LAKSO
Grapes, with their flowing [...]
Washington State University’s Research Foundation, which owns the new WA 38 apple, has issued an “announcement of opportunity” inviting [...]
Cornell University has released two new wine grape varieties—a cold-hardy aromatic white variety and a red variety that is [...]
A barn owl nesting box at Omeg Orchards. Notice the metal underneath the box that’s used to prevent raccoons [...]
RIGHT: Workers pack apples in the modern facility built two years ago at Crist Bros. in Walden, New York. [...]
1 Dagger nematodes are vectors of which virus?
a. Prune dwarf
b. Tomato ring spot
c. Professor Plum pox