Six steps to good orchard site preparation

By |April 20th, 2015|

It’s important to prepare your surface soil the right way before planting.

McFerson applies for WSU director job

By |April 20th, 2015|

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Dr. Jim McFerson, manager of the Washington Tree Fruit Research Commission for the past 14 years, has applied for the

Turning pomace into compost

By |April 16th, 2015|

Walla Walla Community College hopes to show wineries how to compost their wine leftovers.

Beating the competition to help new plantings

By |April 16th, 2015|

In young orchards, good weed control is essential for fast, early growth and high yields.

Promising pear rootstocks

By |April 16th, 2015|

Researchers study Amelanchier and quince selections as pear rootstocks for Pacific Northwest.

Demand is strong for Geneva rootstocks

By |April 16th, 2015|

Nurseries and growers have much to learn about the newer ones.

Keep varieties updated

By |April 15th, 2015|

Orchards need to be renovated to produce the kind of fruit that’s in demand.

Rootstocks under trial

By |April 15th, 2015|

Geneva rootstocks might be less vigorous in Washington.

Irrigation effects on wine

By |April 14th, 2015|

Deficit irrigation enhances color and fruitiness of wines.

Honeycrisp is still an enigma

By |April 14th, 2015|

Growers have yet to unlock the horticultural secrets of growing Honeycrisp in a warm climate.

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