Washington apple producers hope to resume exports to China

By |August 15th, 2014|

After being shut out of China for two seasons, some Washington apple producers will likely try to comply with [...]

What makes peach trees tick?

By |August 15th, 2014|

Ted DeJong has spent a career finding answers to that question.

Season-long mildew control?

By |May 23rd, 2014|

A build-up of spores after harvest can increase disease pressure the next year.

New grape virus in Washington

By |May 14th, 2014|

Don’t assume that red leaves mean grapevine leafroll virus — they could be symptoms of a new disease.

Growers advised to prune crab apples (VIDEOS)

By |May 2nd, 2014|

Dealing with Manchurian crab apple postharvest storage diseases

New biofumigant registered

By |April 22nd, 2014|

A soil biofumigant developed for both conventional and organic farms offers a new tool in what is becoming an [...]

Chlorosis in Concords

By |April 18th, 2014|

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

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.

Fire blight control without antibiotics

By |March 25th, 2014|

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