B.C.’s Sterile Insect Release program evolves

By |November 1st, 2012|

In sterile insect release, male insects made sterile by exposure to gamma radiation are released in huge numbers to [...]

Planning for continued success

By |November 1st, 2012|

Those are among the reasons why the main theme of the association’s annual meeting, December 3 to 5, will [...]

Sterile insects get a boost

By |November 1st, 2012|

In 1959, the very nasty flesh-invading screwworm fly was eradicated from Florida using a new kind of technology called [...]

No more airblast spraying?

By |November 1st, 2012|

MSU horticulturist Ron Perry, left, worked with engineers to design and install the system. Here he works with two [...]

Good Stuff

By |November 1st, 2012|

New Zealand’s Tow and Blow
Tow and Blow is a portable wind machine developed in New Zealand by engineer [...]

AGweathernet will work with mobile devices

By |November 1st, 2012|

Washington State University’s AgWeatherNet is a state-of-the-art automated weather data collection and decision support system.

It provides a Web-based suite [...]

Robotic pruning

By |November 1st, 2012|

If researchers achieve the goals they have set for themselves, apple and grape growers should see the day when [...]

Last Bite

By |November 1st, 2012|

Winemaking in France is believed to date back at least 2,600 years to the ­founding of Massilia, the city [...]

Weather forecasting tested

By |November 1st, 2012|

Washington State University’s automated weather station network, is testing a national forecasting model as a tool to predict weather [...]

Growers try it out

By |November 1st, 2012|

About 50 people—growers and their employees—attended a late-September demonstration in the Jonagold orchard owned by David Rennhack in Hart, [...]