Irrigation effects on wine

By |April 14th, 2015|

Deficit irrigation enhances color and fruitiness of wines.

Honeycrisp is still an enigma

By |April 14th, 2015|

Growers have yet to unlock the horticultural secrets of growing Honeycrisp in a warm climate.

Don Mercer to be inducted into Wine Hall of Fame

By |April 13th, 2015|

Horse Heaven Hills pioneer Don Mercer will be inducted in the Legend of Washington Hall of Fame in August [...]

Another record harvest for wine grapes

By |April 13th, 2015|

Washington State’s 2014 wine grape harvest was the largest on record and posted the third consecutive year of growth, [...]

Washington fruit commission representatives reappointed

By |April 13th, 2015|

Mike Wade of Wenatchee has been reappointed as a representative of the Washington State Fruit Commission on the board [...]

Automated pruning with robotics

By |April 13th, 2015|

Robots can follow pruning rules as well as humans, but a key was writing the rules.

Apple specialist retires

By |April 13th, 2015|

Leslie Huffman, apple specialist with the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, retired March 1.

She joined OMAFRA [...]

Kennewick packer earns certification

By |April 5th, 2015|

Columbia Fresh Packing, an apple and cherry packer in Kennewick, Washington, has received U.S. Department of Agriculture certification for [...]

Good to Know: Maintain good soil structure

By |April 4th, 2015|

Weed mulch plus gypsum keep surface soil soft, permeable, and well-aerated

New Zealand wind machine is now available in U.S.

By |April 4th, 2015|

A portable wind machine developed and manufactured in New Zealand is now being distributed in the United States by Chamberlin [...]