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.

Growers get peek at automatic picking machine — VIDEO

By |March 18th, 2016|

California company shares progress on vacuum end-effector.

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

Testing string theory

By |March 16th, 2016|

Hand-held string thinners are gaining in popularity.

Meet the stinkbug’s worst nightmare

By |March 10th, 2016|

A wasp no bigger than a flea could be the best tool against brown marmorated stinkbug.

Pear mites developing resistance to chemicals

By |March 9th, 2016|

Growers may be forced to take different steps to control pests as resistance buildup continues.

Searching for spotted wing drosophila

By |March 7th, 2016|

Experts say growers should look beyond orchards for SWD.

Danger from SWD?

By |March 7th, 2016|

Researchers are concerned that rising spotted wing drosophila numbers could cause problems for sweet cherries.

Pests in the heat

By |March 4th, 2016|

Last year’s hot growing season gave researchers ideal opportunity to take a closer look at codling moth and obliquebanded leafroller.

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