Keeping pears firm

By |January 25th, 2016|

More research ahead for compound to improve pear firmness.

Key to watering Concord grapes

By |January 22nd, 2016|

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Low water years pose additional challenges for Pacific Northwest Concord growers, who are already dealing with low prices.

However, there are

Strategies for saving water

By |January 22nd, 2016|

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Growers of early-season peach varieties in California’s Central Valley may be able to conserve water without significantly affecting yields by

Changing climate impacts Northwest

By |January 22nd, 2016|

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Agriculture is a major player in the economy of the Columbia River Basin that spans several states in the Pacific

Fruit growers brace for potential drought … again

By |January 22nd, 2016|

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Floating pumps. Recycling sewage for irrigation. Tens of millions of dollars in federal grants for water projects.

Irrigation districts in the

Learning to fight Listeria

By |January 21st, 2016|

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Kathleen Glass started working at the University of Wisconsin-Madison Food Research Institute 30 years ago, studying various microbes — primarily

Food safety research focuses on packing

By |January 14th, 2016|

Scientists hope to reduce food safety risks in Washington apple packing houses.

Gathering data for food safety

By |January 14th, 2016|

Research will help inform the FDA and producers as the Food Safety Modernization Act is implemented.

Getting the most out of Apogee

By |January 14th, 2016|

Growth regulator should be applied as early in the season as possible.

Enhancing fruit quality

By |January 14th, 2016|

Many growth regulators are available for apples.

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