New Developments

Organic control of SWD

By |May 25th, 2016|

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Researchers are tackling what they call “cultural tactics” to determine nonchemical farming practices — such as pruning and thinning techniques

Beakers and breakthroughs in SWD research

By |May 24th, 2016|

California research into spotted wing drosophila sounds like science fiction.

Changes at Oregon State extension center

By |May 24th, 2016|

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Dr. Peter Shearer has resigned as entomologist at Oregon State University’s Mid-Columbia Agricultural Research and Extension Center in Hood River,

SWD – How to stop a proliferate pest?

By |May 24th, 2016|

Growers and researchers are struggling in efforts to control the spread of spotted wing drosophila.

Ferguson: Renewed focus on little cherry disease

By |May 23rd, 2016|

Research underway to study leafhopper vectors of Western X.

Researchers crack the case on why cherries crack

By |May 19th, 2016|

Too much water is a known cause of cherry cracking, but malic acid is a newly identified culprit.

Controlling cherry cracking

By |May 19th, 2016|

Reducing moisture uptake can help prevent cracking in storage.

Breeding the new cherry

By |May 18th, 2016|

WSU makes changes to sweet cherry program.

Optical lines are growing

By |May 17th, 2016|

Upgrades using near-infrared technology to sort fruit are necessary to keep pace with the industry.

Time to say goodbye for Mimi Nye

By |May 11th, 2016|

Canoe Ridge Estate manager Mimi Nye retires after 35 years with Chateau Ste. Michelle.

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