By admin|2014-02-24T10:37:14+00:00April 1st, 2010|
Single-bin drenching with a postharvest fungicide is being tested. Research shows that the sooner a fungicide is applied after harvest,
By admin|2014-02-24T11:13:56+00:00April 1st, 2010|
Yakima Valley Orchards designed and built its own three-row tree planting machine.
Yakima Valley Orchards used to plant trees by hand,
By admin|2014-02-24T10:33:24+00:00April 1st, 2010|
Penn State’s Dr. Jim Schupp says that the inconsistent results with chemical thinners led to researcher interest in mechanical thinners.
By admin|2014-02-24T10:45:19+00:00April 1st, 2010|
Dr. Gary Grove, Washington State University plant pathologist, will receive the American Phytopathological Society’s Excellence in Extension Award during the
By admin|2014-02-24T11:00:58+00:00April 1st, 2010|
The mechanical string thinner knocked off 15 percent or more dormant buds in this Santina block. Right: The Darwin string
By admin|2014-02-24T10:14:27+00:00April 1st, 2010|
Lynne Chamberlain was elected 2010 chair of the board of directors of the Washington Association of Wine Grape Growers. Chamberlain,
By admin|2014-02-24T10:46:54+00:00April 1st, 2010|
Much of the research in orchard innovation involves automation and robotics, but not every orchard can accommodate technology like mechanized
By admin|2014-02-24T10:42:30+00:00April 1st, 2010|
The Mach 4 is an articulated reversible quad-track vehicle for specialized farming. Launched in Italy in 2008 as a
By admin|2014-02-24T11:03:14+00:00April 1st, 2010|
Symptoms of plum pox virus include chlorotic (yellow) rings on the leaf surface or chlorotic blotches and vein clearing.
By admin|2014-02-24T11:08:02+00:00April 1st, 2010|
Juice grape growers in Washington State have found a way to aerate the soil, relieve soil compaction, and reduce farming