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Khot: Drone data for agriculture

By |February 25th, 2018|

While it seems the sky’s the limit, using unmanned aircraft in your orchard requires some caution.

Mullinax: Are you ready for liftoff?

By |February 25th, 2018|

A few things to consider before launching an ag drone initiative.

Tony Guisto, a young grower from Hood River, Oregon

By |February 24th, 2018|

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family background/Tony grew up in a logging family in Oregon’s Hood River Valley, headed by his father, Brad Fowler, and

Taking the fight to fire blight

By |February 19th, 2018|

Risk is higher in Washington this season for deadly orchard disease. Here’s what you need to do.

Researchers are rethinking replant

By |February 18th, 2018|

Field trials underway to see if biological alternatives to fumigation can be a practical option for apple growers

Be on the lookout for little cherry

By |February 18th, 2018|

Scouting for symptoms in orchards is key to preventing, controlling little cherry disease.

Madden joins NHC as VP for scientific affairs

By |February 15th, 2018|

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The Northwest Horticultural Council has hired Barbara Madden as vice president for scientific affairs, effective in January.

Madden has worked for

20 years in the making

By |February 12th, 2018|

Milbrandt brothers look back on two decades in Washington’s wine grape industry as they open the state’s largest custom wine bottling operation.

No-dig trellis is on solid ground

By |February 12th, 2018|

Agricultural engineer uses steel posts and concrete footings for above-ground trellis system.

Should you grow vertical or V?

By |February 12th, 2018|

That’s the question when preparing for robotic pickers in your orchard.

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