Pesticides

Washington Growers League meets Jan. 22 in Yakima

By |January 13th, 2015|

The Washington Growers League will hold its 2015 Annual Meeting and Labor Conference on Thursday, January 22 from 8:00 [...]

Organic fruit attracts customers

By |November 26th, 2014|

Steve Tennes, who operates the Country Mill orchard and farm market at Charlotte, Michigan, became convinced several years ago [...]

New EPA program focuses on pesticide drift reduction

By |November 16th, 2014|

The Environmental Protection Agency has announced a voluntary Drift Reduction Technology (DRT) program to encourage the use of safer [...]

Trunk diseases are a growing problem

By |September 23rd, 2014|

Dirty plant material blamed for vine decline in Canada and California.

California fruit league changes name

By |August 12th, 2014|

Nearly 80 years after its inception, the California Grape and Tree Fruit League announced they are changing their name [...]

Fourth cherry residue test results are available

By |July 14th, 2014|

For the fourth consecutive year, the Washington Tree Fruit Research Commission has conducted a trial to provide the Northwest [...]

Schlect: United Thawed

By |May 21st, 2014|

●  The American Frozen Food Institute has launched a 30 million dollar national effort to “encourage consumers to take [...]

Merivon labeled in New York

By |May 20th, 2014|

Merivon fungicide has been registered for use on pome and stone fruit in New York. In field trials, it [...]

How much pheromone for codling moth?

By |May 6th, 2014|

Researcher finds codling moths need much less perfume to disrupt their mating.

Nematode-resistant rootstocks available

By |April 30th, 2014|

Improved rootstocks are available, though more field testing is needed.