Mechanical thinning looks like a promising technique for reducing the amount of labor-intensive hand thinning required in order to grow a good crop of nice-sized apples.
That’s the conclusion reached by a team of researchers from
The synergistic effect of pesticides in hives.
Blossom-time apple thinning model explored for eastern growers.
Perimeter sprays: Growers can save money applying pesticides only where they’re most needed.
Two-spotted spider mite has the capability to develop tolerance to miticides in wine grapes.
Cascade Analytical is offering a two-day workshop March 4-5 for fresh produce packers & fresh-cut processors to provide information on best practices learned from national experts and practical case studies. The workshop fee is $300.
Members of the Washington Growers Clearing House Association’s board of directors will discuss a tree fruit industry consolidation plan at their annual meeting on Thursday (February 20) in Wenatchee.
The Washington Association of Wine Grape Growers recognized Rick Hamman for his viticultural skills and presented him with its Erick Hanson Memorial Grower of the Year Award. Hamman has assisted Washington grape growers since 1999 when he left Colorado State University as extension viticulturist to join Hogue Cellars in Prosser.
The application period is open for the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s 2014 Specialty Crop Grant program.
The USDA and Washington State Department of Agriculture expects to award at least $3 million in grant awards to improve