New Developments

OSU researchers develop field test for crown gall

By |July 11th, 2017|

A woman can find out if she’s pregnant without going to a doctor. Soon, farmers may be able to find out if their fruit trees or grape vines have crown gall disease without going to a laboratory.

Lessons learned from Michigan’s plum pox plight

By |July 11th, 2017|

Michigan research station recovers 10 years after infection requires removal of entire orchards.

Southeastern peach growers eye solutions after freeze

By |July 10th, 2017|

After warm winter, southeastern peach growers lost most of their crop to a spring freeze — now finding ways to adapt has become critical.

Colorado’s canker crisis costing millions

By |July 7th, 2017|

Growers and researchers are working together to figure out how to protect peach trees.

Corr: Our mission in Spanish

By |July 6th, 2017|

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As every magazine reader knows, this has been an awful decade for the business of journalism. Advertising declined, jobs disappeared.

Hansen: Filling void in weed research at WSU

By |July 6th, 2017|

New WSU faculty member puts emphasis on weed management in Washington vineyards.

Craig Harris, a young grower from Moxee, Washington

By |July 6th, 2017|

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family background / Craig is a fourth-generation farmer who graduated from Whitworth College. He grew up on a farm that

Mite threatening honeybees in New York

By |June 29th, 2017|

A tiny mite is being blamed for major honeybee losses in New York, threatening the state’s $500 million agriculture industry.

Five companies honored with Produce Innovation Awards

By |June 29th, 2017|

Five products were honored with Produce Innovation Awards at the United Fresh Produce Association’s event in June.

WSU wine researchers win distilled spirit honors

By |June 29th, 2017|

A team from Washington State University took home top honors at the Worldwide Distilled Spirits Conference in Glasgow, Scotland, for research on spirits using a technique traditionally used on wine.

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