Rainfastness of pesticides varies

By |March 1st, 2011|

John Wise carries out his rainfastness work on grapes and apples at Michigan State University’s Trevor Nichols Research Complex, [...]

Bunch rot strategy for 2011

By |March 1st, 2011|

PHOTO COURTESY OF CORNELL UNIVERSITY For Washington grape growers who had a bunch rot problem [...]

Play to win

By |March 1st, 2011|

Oregon State University agricultural economist Clark Seavert, pictured in a high-density pear trial block at Hood River, Oregon, says [...]

Good Job

By |March 1st, 2011|

Jim and Rose King, at left, and John and Betsy King, right, pose with their award and [...]

New food safety law could swallow GAP programs

By |March 1st, 2011|

When provisions of the new food safety law (the ­American Food Safety Modernization Act) are implemented, Good Agricultural Practice [...]

Botrytis comes to dry Washington

By |March 1st, 2011|

Last year’s cool season not only challenged growers and winemakers with slow fruit ripening, it also brought bunch rot [...]

A primer on Botrytis cinerea

By |March 1st, 2011|

Dr. Wayne Wilcox of Cornell University says Botrytis cinerea as a weak pathogen that prefers injured, senescent tissue, such [...]

Buffers would make orchards vulnerable

By |March 1st, 2011|

If no-spray buffers proposed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency go into effect, orchardists will be unable to use [...]