Tree safety is key issue with herbicides

By |April 15th, 2011|

Choosing a herbicide program for an orchard is not so simple as choosing which herbicide kills what weeds and [...]

Newer herbicides join the arsenal

By |April 15th, 2011|

Among the newer herbicides that fruit growers should look at are Treevix, Alion, Matrix, Spartan, and Sandea, and there [...]

Good Stuff

By |March 15th, 2011|

Sweet success
A new series of scab-resistant apples called “Sweet Resistants” developed by the Consorzio Italiano Vivaisti (CIV) in [...]

Beekeepers fear loss of forage

By |March 15th, 2011|

The purple spotted knapweed flower is attractive to bees and a good nectar producer: However, once it gains a [...]

Spin your weeds away

By |February 1st, 2011|

After years of sitting on a tractor to knock down vineyard weeds with an old grape hoe, only doing [...]

Breaking the weed cycle

By |February 1st, 2011|

Wapato, Washington, grape grower Mike Sauer has experience with replanting both wine and juice grapes. Wine grapes, when following [...]

Electric vehicle has power

By |December 1st, 2010|

Karen Lewis and Gwen Hoheisel (standing) demonstrate how an electric utility vehicle can be used for herbicide spraying with [...]

Use glyphosate with caution

By |September 1st, 2010|

This stunted apple tree, which has a large basal canker, is in an orchard where the grower used glyphosate [...]

Protect trees from weeds and pests

By |May 15th, 2010|

Control weeds while they’re small and easy to kill, so they don’t compete with the young trees.

In a new [...]

Options for weed control

By |April 15th, 2010|

Good weed control is most important early in the season, but fall may be a better time to get [...]