Percolation barriers could enhance water retention

By |April 2nd, 2015|

Subsurface Water Retention Technology could revolutionize irrigated agriculture.

Nova Scotia revisited

By |April 2nd, 2015|

Nova Scotia has earned a reputation for producing the best Honeycrisp apples.

Timing is everything when fine tuning grape irrigation

By |April 2nd, 2015|

Research suggests Washington red wine grapes could benefit from new irrigation regimes.

WSU to rerelease WA 2

By |April 2nd, 2015|

WA 2, which stays crisp and improves in flavor, has good potential for late-season sales.

Irrigation management key to growing Honeycrisp

By |April 2nd, 2015|

Honeycrisp trees don’t like excessive water, says veteran Washington tree fruit grower.

Microwaves control brown rot

By |April 1st, 2015|

Scientists in Spain showed that microwaving peaches and nectarines prevents rot without harming the fruit.

Preparing for lift-off

By |April 1st, 2015|

Proprietary Variety Management—the company that is managing the commercialization of Washington State University’s WA 38 apple—has formed an industry-wide [...]

Arctic apple Q&A: Expect more GMO apples in the pipeline

By |April 1st, 2015|

Okanagan Specialty Fruits plans to submit more GMO apple varieties for deregulation within the year.

Understanding soil organic matter

By |March 25th, 2015|

Don’t overlook the soil if you want your orchard to thrive.

Health Canada approves Arctic apples for growth and sale

By |March 20th, 2015|

Health Canada has approved two varieties of Arctic apples, Arctic Granny Smith and Arctic Golden Delicious, for growth and [...]