Fire blight central

By |February 19th, 2016|

A research plot near Wapato, Washington, has become a test bed for fire blight.

Fire blight management

By |February 19th, 2016|

Mixing materials may bring growers closer to another “silver bullet” in fire blight management.

Fire blight’s risk factors

By |February 19th, 2016|

Tips to consider from OSU plant pathogist

Questions about little cherry infections

By |February 18th, 2016|

Researchers studying little cherry disease try to predict percentage of positive trees that show no symptoms.

Differing life cycles pose challenges for controlling little cherry virus 2 vectors

By |February 18th, 2016|

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In the past, mealybugs haven’t posed a significant problem for cherry growers because they don’t cause direct damage to cherries,

WSU Tree Fruit Endowment has world-class goal

By |February 18th, 2016|

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Thirty-two million dollars for enhanced tree fruit research and extension.

In 2013, Washington fruit growers finalized a promise for that amount

Michigan tart cherry growers switching to high-density plantings

By |February 12th, 2016|

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The cherries in that slice of pie most likely came from an orchard in Michigan, probably one in the northwest

IFTA growers feel the big chill in Grand Rapids

By |February 10th, 2016|

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The word of the day Tuesday, Day 4 of the IFTA conference in Grand Rapids, Michigan, was brrr.

With temperatures in

Which apple rootstock should you grow with?

By |February 10th, 2016|

Apple growers have a lot of options when it comes to selecting the best rootstock for their orchards.

Avoiding rootstock mistakes

By |February 10th, 2016|

Growers can find more success if they avoid some common mistakes when selecting rootstock.

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