Legal & Regulatory

The next GMO apple

By |June 3rd, 2016|

Arctic Golden Delicious set to be the first commercial crop of genetically modified apples, plans are underway for an Arctic Fuji.

Piece-rate pay guidelines

By |May 27th, 2016|

Officials working to provide practical advice following last year’s Washington state Supreme Court ruling.

Hoppers at heart of red blotch

By |May 26th, 2016|

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Researchers at the University of California, Davis, have identified the three-cornered alfalfa treehopper (Spissistilus festinus) as the first known vector

Hansen: Research leads to better control for grape disease

By |May 25th, 2016|

Saved fungicide sprays for powdery mildew keep $2 million-plus in grape growers’ pockets.

Organic control of SWD

By |May 25th, 2016|

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Researchers are tackling what they call “cultural tactics” to determine nonchemical farming practices — such as pruning and thinning techniques

Beakers and breakthroughs in SWD research

By |May 24th, 2016|

California research into spotted wing drosophila sounds like science fiction.

SWD – How to stop a proliferate pest?

By |May 24th, 2016|

Growers and researchers are struggling in efforts to control the spread of spotted wing drosophila.

The cost of vineyard labor

By |May 12th, 2016|

Project in early stages to help wine grape growers find ways to mechanize.

Bringing workers north to Canada

By |May 11th, 2016|

Canadian farm labor program reaches 50-year milestone.

Replacing labor with technology

By |May 10th, 2016|

It can be a challenge for small growers with limited budgets.

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