New Developments

Fresh-cut path for Woot Froot

By |August 28th, 2015|

Kim Gaarde did the impossible by bringing fresh-sliced pears, peaches, and nectarines to consumers.

Results rise with adjuvants

By |August 27th, 2015|

Bread yeast shows potential for improving pesticide performance.

Hedging to improve quality

By |August 26th, 2015|

A Washington grower-packer foresees multiple benefits from mechanical pruning.

Des Layne takes new WSU position in Pullman

By |August 26th, 2015|

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Dr. Desmond Layne, hired by Washington State University three years ago as its tree fruit extension leader, has moved from

McFerson named director of WSU Tree Fruit Research Center

By |August 26th, 2015|

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Dr. Jim McFerson assumed the new role of director of Washington State University’s Tree Fruit Research and Extension Center in

A pear a day…

By |August 25th, 2015|

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Pears could have multiple health benefits, according to preliminary research at the North Dakota State University in Fargo.

Researchers there studied

Help with hedging

By |August 25th, 2015|

When can mechanical pruning be done and will it increase fruit sunburn?

Growers transition to fresh market apples

By |August 24th, 2015|

Growers are moving from processing to fresh apple varieties, but it takes time.

Researchers honored at Hort Science conference

By |August 19th, 2015|

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Four postharvest physiologists fared well in early August, gaining recognition for their work during the American Society for Horticultural Science

Embrace wine diversity

By |August 19th, 2015|

A veteran winemaker gives tips on making wines from cool and warm sites.

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