Pesticides

GLExpo Day 3 wrap: using plant growth regulators for flowering, fruit set, and other aspects of physiology

By |December 7th, 2017|

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Things were a little quieter on the final day of the Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable and Farm Market Expo in

James Bukovinsky, a young grower working in Benton City, Washington

By |November 6th, 2017|

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family background / James grew up in Woodinville, Washington, and earned an environmental science degree from the University of Idaho.

Apple pesticide study results released

By |October 27th, 2017|

The Washington Tree Fruit Research Commission has released the results of its 2017 study of apple pesticide residue.

Scouting strategies

By |October 27th, 2017|

Your vineyard scouts probably aren’t sampling nearly as randomly as you think they are.

Organic apple production remains complicated in the Northeastern U.S.

By |October 26th, 2017|

Organic apple production remains complicated in the Northeastern U.S., but one grower has figured out how to make a profit on processing apples.

Organics programs need all voices

By |October 25th, 2017|

A sticky situation: Industry is urging growers to get involved with standards board.

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.

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