By Good Fruit Grower|2014-04-22T16:59:36+00:00January 21st, 2014|
A research report from Alan Knight, USDA–Wapato; Loys Hawkins and Kathleen McNamara, Bear Creek Orchards, Oregon; and
Rick Hilton, Oregon State
By Melissa Hansen|2009-03-01T00:00:00+00:00March 1st, 2009|
Growers attending a beneficial bird workshop at Omeg Orchards, The Dalles, Oregon, examine a barn owl box. Note
The western bluebird is an insectivore, with more than two-thirds of its diet coming from insects.
By admin|2009-03-01T00:00:00+00:00March 1st, 2009|
In an industry that espouses change, Canadian Don Claridge is somewhat of a maverick. The 57-year-old apple grower, who
This bat house that Mike Omeg bought from BCI will hold 300 to 400 bats. The cost of
Much of the Optimus Fruit Ranch property is now part of the Yakima airport. John E.
A barn owl brings a gopher to the nearly grown owlets. Barn owls, described by some
WSDA would reimburse organic growers The Washington State Department of Agriculture is offering reimbursement for some of the
The cholinesterase-monitoring program was mandated by the Washington State Supreme Court in 2002 as a system to warn handlers and
By Geraldine Warner|2009-03-01T00:00:00+00:00March 1st, 2009|
Pest monitoring is an additional expense but one that pays dividends, orchard pest consultants said