Northwest seeks food safety answers

By |November 27th, 2013|

The Center for Produce Safety is seeking scientists to address food safety knowledge gaps in the Northwest.

Arsenic and fruit juice

By |November 18th, 2013|

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The fruit juice industry is keeping quiet these days, not relishing a public debate over how much arsenic should be

Pesticide residues on apples studied

By |October 1st, 2013|

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In response to industry concerns about complying with Maximum Residue Levels for pesticides in export markets, the Washington Tree Fruit

Good Stuff

By |August 1st, 2013|

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Closer receives registration
Dow AgroSciences has received federal registration of its sulfoxaflor insecticide, sold under the brand name Closer, which is

Performance report

By |July 1st, 2013|

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After a year of work, the team of researchers developing Solid-Set Canopy Delivery Systems has issued its first report—and the

Surround might deter stinkbugs

By |June 1st, 2013|

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The brown marmorated stinkbug is a challenge to control for any fruit grower, and organic growers have the fewest strategies

SWD challenges growers

By |May 15th, 2013|

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Unlike the common drosophila flies, spotted wing drosophila will attack cherries before they are ripe.
PHOTO BY PETER SHEARER, OSU

After feeling

Your management program matters

By |April 15th, 2013|

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LEFT: Above left: Adult A. mali are affected by most of the tested reduced-risk pesticides. RIGHT: The parasitic wasp Aphelinus

Choose your poison carefully

By |April 15th, 2013|

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A barn owl nesting box at Omeg Orchards. Notice the metal underneath the box that’s used to prevent raccoons from

How integrated mite control works

By |April 1st, 2013|

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One of the keys to integrated mite control was that the western predatory mite Typhlodromus occidentalis could effectively control spider

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