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|2013-11-06T12:15:38+00:00April 15th, 2013|
Two of the largest wholesale operations on the International Fruit Tree Association tour in New York were Crist Brothers Orchards
By Geraldine Warner|2013-11-24T18:33:10+00:00April 15th, 2013|
Washington State University’s Research Foundation, which owns the new WA 38 apple, has issued an “announcement of opportunity” inviting individuals,
By admin|2013-11-06T12:23:13+00:00April 15th, 2013|
Soil has been called the “living skin” of planet Earth, an essential but fragile part of the biosphere. As such,
By Melissa Hansen|2014-07-02T13:16:13+00:00April 15th, 2013|
Rodents—particularly voles, ground squirrels, and gophers—can have a big economic impact on orchard and vineyard production costs.
Rodents cause obvious damage
By Melissa Hansen|2013-11-24T18:28:28+00:00April 15th, 2013|
Wildlife biologist Tim Pitz holds an adult golden eagle that was captured as part of a telemetry study. The study
By admin|2013-11-24T18:33:55+00:00April 15th, 2013|
LEFT: Above left: Adult A. mali are affected by most of the tested reduced-risk pesticides. RIGHT: The parasitic wasp Aphelinus
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