An easy way to test maturity

By |August 19th, 2014|

The DA-meter measures chlorophyll in the outer layer of the apple.

The increasing problem of yellow jackets and hornets

By |August 18th, 2014|

If yellow jackets and hornets seem more of a problem these days, it’s not your imagination.

GMO debate rages

By |August 18th, 2014|

Deregulation process misses a key point, critics say, claiming GMOs are not substantially equivalent.

What makes peach trees tick?

By |August 15th, 2014|

Ted DeJong has spent a career finding answers to that question.

Symms celebrates a century of business

By |August 14th, 2014|

Symms Fruit Ranch is one of the few remaining tree fruit shippers in Idaho.

Predicting fruit quality

By |August 13th, 2014|

Dry matter analysis can help predict quality of stored fruit.

Fruit growers were tested this winter

By |August 11th, 2014|

Winter of 2014 tested fruit with cold and snow levels last seen 20 years ago.

Vegetation IMPACT Program

By |August 6th, 2014|

Regional climate center tries to elevate the value of weather forecasts.

Minerals matter

By |August 6th, 2014|

Fruitlet analysis six weeks before harvest accurately predicts quality.

Vinifera grapes hit hard

By |August 5th, 2014|

Hybrid varieties fared much better.