A good orchard begins with good earth. And in orchard country, it’s quite a sight to see a new orchard take shape, with young [...]
Precise application of pesticides in orchards provides growers with better crop protection, less environmental pollution, and better use of [...]
Kari Peter, the new plant pathologist at Penn State, will serve fruit growers in three states.
by Richard Lehnert
The outlook seems positive for the Northwest canning pear industry going into the 2013 season.
The industry is expecting to [...]
If we had to irrigate orchards by pulling tanks of water down the alleys, would we do it?
We do [...]
While many pear growers in the Pacific Northwest have welcomed Dr. Amit Dhingra’s efforts to push the pear industry [...]
When Dr. Amit Dhingra joined Washington State University seven years ago as a plant genomicist, one thing immediately struck [...]
Growing peaches is getting easier in some ways, harder in others, a rather normal description of many orchardists’ efforts. [...]