Marcus Morgan, Young Grower from The Dalles, Oregon

By |March 18th, 2015|

grower / Marcus Morgan, 36, The Dalles, Oregon.  (with Miss Blue)
crops / Cherries
business / Orchard manager for [...]

Cool, wet soils trigger chlorosis

By |March 10th, 2015|

Avoid early spring irrigation to avoid chlorosis problems in Concord vineyards.

Search continues for stinkbug predators

By |March 9th, 2015|

Will brown marmorated stinkbug take hold in desert climates?

Survey finds no invasive grape moths

By |March 7th, 2015|

However, grape phylloxera was detected for the first time in a Wenatchee, Washington, vineyard.

Make the most of biocontrol

By |March 6th, 2015|

Beneficial insects and mites can play a role in controlling key orchard pests if they’re not exposed to harmful [...]

Birds are eating into profits

By |March 6th, 2015|

Honeycrisp growers in Washington say they lost $28 million to birds in one year.

Codling moth mating disruption reaches a milestone

By |March 5th, 2015|

Mating disruption of codling moth is used in 90 percent of all apples and pears grown in Washington State.

Wine grape business workshop offered this month

By |March 5th, 2015|

Four workshops focused on reducing wine grape revenue losses will be offered on March 18 and 19 in Eastern [...]

Stinkbug challenges organic growers

By |March 5th, 2015|

Researchers are testing trap crops as a way to manage brown marmorated stinkbug.

Positions open for Washington Wine Commission

By |March 3rd, 2015|

Wine grape growers and producers who are interested in joining the Washington Wine Commission board are asked to apply [...]