March 15th 2016 Issue

Mike McLaren, a young grower from Salem, Oregon

By |April 20th, 2016|

Mike is a first-generation grower who pursued a degree in winemaking before getting his start working in wine sales, distribution and learning to make wine at Corliss Estates

Hopes dim for demise of lanternfly

By |March 28th, 2016|

Researchers are no longer optimistic that bug first detected in 2014 can be quickly eradicated.

No bees, but a lot of buzz about artificial pollination (video)

By |March 25th, 2016|

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Pollination comes with problems. Bloom dates don’t overlap, honeybee colonies fail, weather doesn’t cooperate. The list goes on.

Matt Whiting foresees

37 varieties and counting

By |March 24th, 2016|

More peach varieties coming from Paul Friday's Flamin' Fury series

6 tips for healthier bees

By |March 23rd, 2016|

Beekeeper offers tips for healthy bees, hearty pollination.

110+ bins of Bartlet pears per acre

By |March 23rd, 2016|

Results from Bartlett pears grown on Tatura trellis in Australia

Looking for new pollinizers

By |March 23rd, 2016|

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For decades, apple growers have used Manchurian crab apples to pollinate their fruit.

The crab apples bloom early, and Snowdrift apples

Researcher is targeting bull’s-eye rot

By |March 23rd, 2016|

Findings show treatments before and after harvest reduce infection rates.

Uncorked potential with wine on tap

By |March 23rd, 2016|

Companies cater to restaurants that don’t want to waste a whole bottle on a single pour.

Growers get peek at automatic picking machine — VIDEO

By |March 18th, 2016|

California company shares progress on vacuum end-effector.

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