High tunnels extend vineyard growing season

By |February 15th, 2017|

Mari Vineyards gets up to 25 more growing degree-days for grapes grown under tunnel structures

Is your orchard robot ready? – Video

By |February 15th, 2017|

Industry leaders break out crystal ball to help growers prepare for ‘game changers.’

Chris Oakes, Young Grower from Lyndonville, New York

By |February 1st, 2017|

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family background/ Chris is a fourth-generation farmer who works with many of his relatives along Lake Ontario. He’s learned from

G.S. Long Winter Ag Academy meets Feb. 15 in Kennewick

By |January 31st, 2017|

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The next G.S. Long Winter Ag Academy will be Feb 15 at the Three Rivers Convention Center in Kennewick, Washington.

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WSU Extension hosts Organic Pest and Disease “Fruit School” March 14 and 15

By |January 31st, 2017|

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Washington State Tree Fruit Research and Extension Center is sponsoring a conference in March on organic pest and disease management.

The

New postharvest fungicide idea comes from an old place

By |January 27th, 2017|

Natamycin emerges as a possible nontoxic postharvest fungicide.

Targeting bacterial pathogens in cold storage with ozone

By |January 26th, 2017|

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Much is still unknown about contamination risks from pathogens in fruit packing warehouses. Researchers across the country are working to

New webcast talks about fire blight resistance to antibiotics

By |January 25th, 2017|

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The Plant Management Network has released a new web presentation called “Fire Blight and Streptomycin Resistance.”

The webcast covers the biological

Hanrahan: Food safety questions and answers

By |January 20th, 2017|

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Questions abound about implementation of the Food Safety Modernization Act. To keep you abreast of the latest information, Good Fruit

Compliance countdown: Getting ready for next year’s food safety regulations

By |January 20th, 2017|

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Inspections under the Food Safety Modernization Act are coming to orchards and packing plants in 2018 and, with just a

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