Chlorosis in Concords

By |April 18th, 2014|

Dr. Joan Davenport is looking for cost effective treatments for chlorosis in Concord grapes.

Herbicide-resistance raises concerns

By |April 15th, 2014|

Specialty crops growers, especially those who grow grapes, will have new cause for concern in 2015 when new genetically modified field crops are expected to come to fields near their orchards and vineyards.

Managing Honeycrisp nutrition

By |April 14th, 2014|

Balancing the crop load is particularly important with Honeycrisp, which is more susceptible than other apple varieties to problems [...]

Wine grape yields not affected by early leaf removal

By |March 26th, 2014|

Early leaf removal in white grape varieties has several benefits.

Control psylla early

By |March 26th, 2014|

Returning winterforms are more susceptible to pesticides than they were in the fall.

Fire blight control without antibiotics

By |March 25th, 2014|

Lime sulfur and fish oil can help as part of an integrated strategy.

Bees are driving pesticide decisions

By |March 25th, 2014|

The desire to protect bees is becoming institutionalized.

How bad things in the environment gang up and kill bees

By |March 19th, 2014|

The synergistic effect of pesticides in hives.

Pruning demonstrations on stopping postharvest disease

By |March 5th, 2014|

Three Northwest industry groups have organized pruning demonstrations on how to stop postharvest diseases spread by infected Manchurian crabapple trees.

New pests threaten IPM

By |March 5th, 2014|

Pest management programs have become softer and more stable over the past few decades, but new invasive pests could change that.