New Developments

No bees, but a lot of buzz about artificial pollination (video)

By |March 25th, 2016|

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Pollination comes with problems. Bloom dates don’t overlap, honeybee colonies fail, weather doesn’t cooperate. The list goes on.

Matt Whiting foresees

37 varieties and counting

By |March 24th, 2016|

More peach varieties coming from Paul Friday's Flamin' Fury series

110+ bins of Bartlet pears per acre

By |March 23rd, 2016|

Results from Bartlett pears grown on Tatura trellis in Australia

Looking for new pollinizers

By |March 23rd, 2016|

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For decades, apple growers have used Manchurian crab apples to pollinate their fruit.

The crab apples bloom early, and Snowdrift apples

Researcher is targeting bull’s-eye rot

By |March 23rd, 2016|

Findings show treatments before and after harvest reduce infection rates.

Uncorked potential with wine on tap

By |March 23rd, 2016|

Companies cater to restaurants that don’t want to waste a whole bottle on a single pour.

Growers get peek at automatic picking machine — VIDEO

By |March 18th, 2016|

California company shares progress on vacuum end-effector.

A gentler journey from bucket to bin

By |March 18th, 2016|

Design improvements to vacuum system apple harvester reduce bruising, worker strain.

2016 Sparkling Wine Symposium

By |March 16th, 2016|

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Experts from Oregon, California and Champagne, France, will lead a one-day symposium for members of the wine industry who want

OSU names new director of Food Innovation Center

By |March 16th, 2016|

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Oregon State University has named David Stone, a public health toxicologist and communications expert, as the new director of its

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