Technology and equipment

Taking the guesswork out of yield estimating

By |January 29th, 2014|

Trellis tension technology could improve accuracy of crop estimating in grapes.

Techniques & benefits of a fruit wall

By |January 28th, 2014|

Lower costs and better vigor control make them attractive for high-density plantings.

New approaches to frost control

By |January 21st, 2014|

The height of the vines influences how they fare during cold weather.

Last pear packer standing

By |January 21st, 2014|

Naumes, Inc., responds to challenges and keeps its Medford packing house viable.

Pear slicing is not perfected yet

By |January 13th, 2014|

Crunch Pak, the country’s largest fresh apple slicer, is still figuring out how best to slice pears.

A common sense organic approach

By |January 6th, 2014|

Silver Apple Award winner Ray Fuller approaches organic production from a scientific point of view.

Now on your phone: First Bite

By |January 1st, 2014|

Our new Web site has an expanding library of videos for growers.

Entrepreneur focuses on apple picking

By |December 15th, 2013|

WSU graduate student Mark De Kleine is exploring ways to remove apples from the tree more quickly.

Orchards of the future

By |November 27th, 2013|

Cornell's Terence Robinson explains his vision of orchard managementin English and in Spanish.

Chip detects water needs

By |November 27th, 2013|

Microsensors implanted in tree trunks or vines can measure water stress directly.