New Developments

Opal apple verified non-GMO

By |April 2nd, 2014|

FirstFruits heads off confusion with a GMO-apple that might be approved.

Microsprinklers for frost protection

By |April 2nd, 2014|

Capturing the orchard heating power of freezing water.

Growers benefit from Smith’s work

By |April 1st, 2014|

Tim Smith’s research has put money back in growers’ pockets.

DIY spray trial tips

By |April 1st, 2014|

On-farm trials don’t have to be complicated.

Integrated water plan moves forward

By |April 1st, 2014|

Diverse group proposes plan to solve water shortages in the Yakima River Basin.

How to make every drop count

By |April 1st, 2014|

Simple changes made with inexpensive tools can greatly improve spray applications.

Extension is 100 years old… and counting

By |April 1st, 2014|

With additional funding and new faculty, WSU extension is not resting on its laurels.

Grafting workshop planned for early April

By |March 26th, 2014|

Washington State University is offering a tree fruit grafting class by tree fruit specialist Gary Moulton in the second [...]

Rootstocks do fine in Washington

By |March 26th, 2014|

Differences in rootstock trial were due to yearly climate variation, not rootstocks.

Wine grape yields not affected by early leaf removal

By |March 26th, 2014|

Early leaf removal in white grape varieties has several benefits.