New AVA established in Oregon

By |March 30th, 2015|

The new AVA, located in Oregon, has created problems for Washington wineries.

Few bees in vineyards

By |March 25th, 2015|

Grape pest practices in Washington aren’t harming bees.

O’Rourke: Apple prices will force efficiencies

By |March 23rd, 2015|

Grower profitability is influenced not just by prices received but by various other factors.

Health Canada approves Arctic apples for growth and sale

By |March 20th, 2015|

Health Canada has approved two varieties of Arctic apples, Arctic Granny Smith and Arctic Golden Delicious, for growth and [...]

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.

Biennial pear congress to begin this year in Italy

By |March 18th, 2015|

Beginning this year, Italy’s Interpoma congress and trade show, which focuses on apples, will be alternated with Futurpera, an [...]

Precision pollination

By |March 18th, 2015|

Mechanical pollination could end use of chemicals or hand labor for thinning.

Bees as flying doctors

By |March 18th, 2015|

Honeybees deliver brown rot control to sweet cherry orchards.