Soil moisture critical at bud break

By |April 3rd, 2015|

Even a two-week delay in filling up the soil profile in early spring when vines begin to break bud [...]

Percolation barriers could enhance water retention

By |April 2nd, 2015|

Subsurface Water Retention Technology could revolutionize irrigated agriculture.

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 [...]

A model for apple thinning

By |March 20th, 2015|

Carbohydrate model and good weather information support grower decisions for apple thinning.

Stress-free thinning

By |March 19th, 2015|

The model ensures it’s the trees that are stressed, not you.

Take the guesswork out of thinning

By |March 18th, 2015|

A predictive model enables growers to be in a planning mode rather than a crisis mode at chemical thinning time.