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.

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

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

Cuban farms: Making virtue from necessity

By |January 11th, 2017|

Shortages of fuel, chemicals and machinery make Cuban farms organic but not efficient.

Cuba’s next chapter? Not so fast

By |January 11th, 2017|

Politics and Cuba’s own challenges make the island a distant prospect for tree fruit growers.

Wine industry leaders, growers team up to discuss policy agenda

By |January 5th, 2017|

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Grape growers, winemakers and retailers want to speak in a more unified voice when sharing their concerns with government officials.

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B.C. pest management strategies build on deep roots

By |December 29th, 2016|

Traps throughout Fred Steele’s orchard in Kelowna are the first line of defense against a horde of new pests that growers in British Columbia’s Okanagan Valley face.

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