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
The boards of four Washington organizations will vote in the next few weeks on whether to go ahead with a plan to consolidate into a new organization called the Washington Tree Fruit Association
The Cornell University Fruit Team will hold an in-depth school for tree fruit growers, extension educators, and crop consultants on March 25 at the Ramada Inn in Geneva, New York.
A research report from Alan Knight, USDA–Wapato; Loys Hawkins and Kathleen McNamara, Bear Creek Orchards, Oregon; and
Rick Hilton, Oregon State University
Today, growers have a number of tools to effectively manage codling moth, including sex pheromones,