Progress on biological control

By |March 3rd, 2014|

Research to find a natural enemy that suppresses the brown marmorated stinkbug is showing promise, according to Oregon State [...]

Be aware of residues from late sprays

By |March 3rd, 2014|

In the future, growers will find pesticide regulations getting tighter, not looser.

Stinkbugs march on Washington

By |March 3rd, 2014|

Brown marmorated stinkbug found in 20 counties in Washington and Oregon.

Former grain grower tackles tree fruits

By |March 2nd, 2014|

A Midwest farmer has improved an older orchard by focusing on the soil and tree nutrition.

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.

Pennsylvania’s Outstanding Grower; Cider winners

By |February 18th, 2014|

The State Horticultural Association of Pennsylvania named Reed Soergel its ­Outstanding Fruit Grower of 2013.

Sixteen Soergel family members are [...]

Bob Black honored for distinguished service

By |February 18th, 2014|

Maryland fruit grower Robert Black received the Harry Black Distinguished Service Award from the state’s horticultural association for his [...]

Batcha heads organic group

By |February 18th, 2014|

Laura Batcha has been named CEO and executive director of the Organic Trade Association, a North American membership-based trade [...]