Mid-Columbia CORE pesticide training set

By |October 5th, 2017|

Mid-Columbia CORE pesticide training is scheduled for Dec. 13 from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. The workshop will be held in the Columbia Gorge Community College Lecture Hall, Building 2 in The Dalles.

The global fire blight fight

By |September 28th, 2017|

Belgian researchers at pcfruit are examining biocontrols and detection methods for fire blight.

Growers in pursuit of precision agriculture

By |September 19th, 2017|

Researchers and growers in New York aim to push high-density orchards to peak performance.

Sustainable and less sticky solutions for pear psylla

By |September 14th, 2017|

New pear IPM project looks at potential for biocontrols and pest repellents.

California eyes changes to chlorpyrifos regulation

By |August 21st, 2017|

The California Environmental Protection Agency has announced that two state agencies are pursuing actions that could lead to increased restrictions on chlorpyrifos, a widely used agricultural pesticide.

Cherry pesticide residue survey results available

By |August 17th, 2017|

The results of the Washington Tree Fruit Research Commission’s seventh annual cherry pesticide residue survey are now available.

A better way to spray

By |August 16th, 2017|

Application tech specialist from Ontario finds crop-adapted spraying reduces pesticide use by an average of 25 percent.

Entomologists join WSU for pear IPM project

By |August 14th, 2017|

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Two new entomologists have joined the Washington State University’s Tree Fruit Research and Extension Center in Wenatchee to work on

The ag advocates

By |August 8th, 2017|

Hort Council presses on amid leadership change.

Thwarting a cherry killer

By |July 17th, 2017|

Early research suggests acclimating trees and sending them into early dormancy may help prevent bacterial canker infections.

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