Chelsea Durfey, Young Grower from Sunnyside Washington

By |April 30th, 2015|

I’ve had so many mentors... They’ve taught me about pruning, soil biology, bees, products, and applications, and there’s so much yet for me to learn.

Extracting goodness

By |April 27th, 2015|

Sales are growing for varietal grape seed oils and flours made from pomace.

New cools of the trade

By |April 24th, 2015|

Secondary chillers are replacing conventional storage cooling systems.

Reducing water usage

By |April 24th, 2015|

E & J Gallo reduced its winery water usage by 25 percent.

Branching experiment results in more feathers

By |April 22nd, 2015|

Treatments with Promalin or MaxCel put more branches on young apple trees.

Understand key roles of roots

By |April 20th, 2015|

Knowing more about what’s below ground might translate into improved yields and better informed management decisions.

Six steps to good orchard site preparation

By |April 20th, 2015|

It’s important to prepare your surface soil the right way before planting.

McFerson applies for WSU director job

By |April 20th, 2015|

 

Dr. Jim McFerson, manager of the Washington Tree Fruit Research Commission for the past 14 years, has applied for [...]

Turning pomace into compost

By |April 16th, 2015|

Walla Walla Community College hopes to show wineries how to compost their wine leftovers.

Beating the competition to help new plantings

By |April 16th, 2015|

In young orchards, good weed control is essential for fast, early growth and high yields.