Native flora can attract beneficial insects to the vineyards and orchards

By |April 25th, 2017|

Between rows, think local

What’s going on down there? Facts about organic matter

By |April 25th, 2017|

Researchers share knowledge about the underground dynamics of fresh organic matter.

How to manage weeds and nitrogen in organic orchards

By |April 19th, 2017|

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Managing weeds and maintaining nitrogen in organic apple production is an expensive and labor-intensive task.

In short, it isn’t easy. Organic

Fertilizer tips to maximize baby tree growth

By |April 12th, 2017|

Nourishing new orchards

Pear psylla, just like spider mites, showing resistance to pesticides

By |April 5th, 2017|

Resistance is inevitable

Working safely with Fumitoxin in orchards – A grower’s perspective

By |March 22nd, 2017|

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By Sean Gilbert

Gophers and other underground pests can cause significant damage to fruit tree orchards if they are not dealt

The GMO debate gets more complicated

By |February 28th, 2017|

As growers and regulators try to keep up with advances in genomics, questions arise over what is and is not genetically engineered.

Cutting-edge technique to keep pathogens away

By |February 28th, 2017|

Rutgers researchers hope gene-editing technology can make wine grapes resistant to downy mildew.

Taming traits from the wild genome

By |February 28th, 2017|

New genetic techniques have made it much faster for breeders to bring blue mold resistance from wild Eurasian apples into modern cultivars.

Tips for putting the fight back in fungicide

By |February 23rd, 2017|

WSU extension specialist shares tips to overcome spray resistance.

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