Sustainable and less sticky solutions for pear psylla

By |September 14th, 2017|

New pear IPM project looks at potential for biocontrols and pest repellents.

Customers are willing to pay a premium only on high quality, fresh sliced pears

By |September 11th, 2017|

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A premium price
Recently, a willingness-to-pay study has shown that consumers are willing to pay up to 20 cents more for

Arctic armor: Methods of combating frost

By |September 6th, 2017|

New frost prevention investments by Michigan growers paid off during 2017 bloom-time frost.

The high-tech promise of hands-off

By |August 29th, 2017|

Mechanization researchers have seen quality improvements along with possibilities of cost savings.

X-ray vision to see ice formation inside buds

By |August 29th, 2017|

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Using an advanced type of X-ray imaging to examine ice formation inside wild grape buds, a researcher is getting a

Be aware of shortcomings with Malling 9 rootstock

By |August 23rd, 2017|

High summer temperatures and shallow soils can adversely affect canopy development and yield.

Researchers put virus theory to trial in G.935 decline

By |August 23rd, 2017|

Pathogen probe

Allan Bros. paces innovation

By |August 23rd, 2017|

Longtime Washington fruit company leads the way with development of new technologies, including collaboration on vacuum picker.

Cherry pesticide residue survey results available

By |August 17th, 2017|

The results of the Washington Tree Fruit Research Commission’s seventh annual cherry pesticide residue survey are now available.

A better way to spray

By |August 16th, 2017|

Application tech specialist from Ontario finds crop-adapted spraying reduces pesticide use by an average of 25 percent.

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