By Melissa Hansen|2014-04-16T17:00:07+00:00April 16th, 2014|
Pacific Northwest pear processors are raising grower prices to $300 per ton this season in hopes of sourcing more Bartlett pears for the processed market.
By Richard Lehnert|2013-11-24T18:41:32+00:00April 15th, 2013|
This excavated root system is from a 40-year-old Concord own-rooted vine.
PHOTOS COURTESY OF ALAN LAKSO
Grapes, with their flowing vines and
By Melissa Hansen|2014-07-02T13:11:33+00:00April 15th, 2013|
Cornell University has released two new wine grape varieties—a cold-hardy aromatic white variety and a red variety that is highly
By Melissa Hansen|2013-11-24T18:24:27+00:00April 15th, 2013|
A barn owl nesting box at Omeg Orchards. Notice the metal underneath the box that’s used to prevent raccoons from
By Richard Lehnert|2013-11-24T18:31:30+00:00April 15th, 2013|
RIGHT: Workers pack apples in the modern facility built two years ago at Crist Bros. in Walden, New York. The
By Geraldine Warner|2013-11-06T13:02:05+00:00April 15th, 2013|
Dennis Smith, horticulturist with G.S. Long Company, Inc., in Yakima, Washington, has been doing soil and leaf sampling for fruit
By Geraldine Warner|2013-11-06T13:05:07+00:00April 15th, 2013|
As yield expectations have soared in recent years, so has the importance of nutrient management.
Apple growers who were once happy
By Geraldine Warner|2013-11-24T18:28:12+00:00April 15th, 2013|
DON’T LET WEEDS
It’s particularly important to keep up with weed control in a young orchard because the weeds compete
By Melissa Hansen|2013-11-24T18:41:17+00:00April 15th, 2013|
Engineer Graham Brodie developed the microwave weed-killing machine. Four microwave horn antennae at the back end, each about four inches
By admin|2014-07-02T13:14:15+00:00April 15th, 2013|
Bud Hover’s road to directorship of the Washington State Department of Agriculture began in 1938 when his mother and her