Predicting cold hardiness of grapes

By |January 21st, 2015|

WSU model is used by U.S. and international grape growers.
  • The first in-kind donation to under the Michigan Tree Fruit Commission is a sprayer from Gillison’s Variety Fabrication to the Northwest Michigan Horticulture Research Station. From left are Craig and Ron Gillison, Nikki Rothwell, station coordinator, and Mike VanAgtmael, fruit grower and Tree Fruit Commission board member. (Richard Lehnert/Good Fruit Grower)
    Permalink The first in-kind donation to under the Michigan Tree Fruit Commission is a sprayer from Gillison’s Variety Fabrication to the Northwest Michigan Horticulture Research Station. From left are Craig and Ron Gillison, Nikki Rothwell, station coordinator, and Mike VanAgtmael, fruit grower and Tree Fruit Commission board member. <b>(Richard Lehnert/Good Fruit Grower)</b>Gallery

    Gillisons make first in-kind donation to Michigan research fund

Gillisons make first in-kind donation to Michigan research fund

By |January 16th, 2015|

Ron and Dianne Gillison, owners of Gillison’s Variety Fabrication, which designs and builds machinery for the fruit industry, were [...]

Sunburn in apples: A hot problem

By |January 6th, 2015|

Sunburn has been an increasing problem in Chile over the past 20 years.

Managing pests in wine grapes

By |January 5th, 2015|

Report contains wealth of information about pesticides.

$10 million RosBREED 2 grant

By |January 2nd, 2015|

Plant pathologists will work with breeders to develop disease-resistant varieties.

How to harvest and store WA 38 (Cosmic Crisp) apples

By |December 16th, 2014|

Earlier Good Fruit Grower articles have described the taste and horticultural traits of the recently commercialized apple cultivar WA [...]

Use winter weeds to improve soil

By |December 16th, 2014|

Winter weeds are a cheap way of improving and adding organic matter to soil. It is costly and difficult [...]

Manage nutrients precisely

By |December 16th, 2014|

There are both environmental and economic advantages to matching fertilizer applications to the trees’ needs.

Update your fertilizer strategies

By |December 15th, 2014|

When you’re ­fertilizing trees, visualize their root systems.

Online DAS aids with pest decisions

By |December 11th, 2014|

Fees will allow WSU’s Internet-based Decision Aid System to introduce new, cool features.