Research

WSDA to dedicate state-of-the-art greenhouse

By |May 2nd, 2017|

The Washington Department of Agriculture will formally dedicate on May 11 a $750,000 greenhouse intended to support the tree fruit industry.

Who knew? DNA research shows honeycrisp has a royal ancestor.

By |April 26th, 2017|

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A University of Minnesota researcher has found new answers to the origin of Honeycrisp and if apples had blood, this

Cost falls to renew pear scald chemical

By |April 26th, 2017|

Pear industry leads the way to renew growers’ access to the scald-controlling chemical.

Native flora can attract beneficial insects to the vineyards and orchards

By |April 25th, 2017|

Between rows, think local

Studies show no downside to trying cover crops in vineyards

By |April 25th, 2017|

Beneath the vines

What’s going on down there? Facts about organic matter

By |April 25th, 2017|

Researchers share knowledge about the underground dynamics of fresh organic matter.

WSU’s continuing search for endowed chair of soil science

By |April 21st, 2017|

“The Soil of Contemplation”

How to manage weeds and nitrogen in organic orchards

By |April 19th, 2017|

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Managing weeds and maintaining nitrogen in organic apple production is an expensive and labor-intensive task.

In short, it isn’t easy. Organic

Grower says bloom thinning by hand gets the results he wants

By |April 19th, 2017|

Let hands take hold

Too hot to handle calcium

By |April 17th, 2017|

Unusually warm, dry weather reduces the effectiveness of calcium sprays for growers in the Eastern United States.

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