Technology and equipment

New grape harvester leaves MOG in the field

By |November 12th, 2015|

Selective mechanical harvesters help improve wine quality by delivering cleaner fruit to wineries.

UV light controls pathogens

By |November 4th, 2015|

WSU scientists envision UV-C lights being installed on packing lines.

If netting is the future, what color?

By |November 2nd, 2015|

WSU researchers study how netting colors prevent Honeycrisp sunburn.

Crucial tips to store Honeycrisp

By |October 8th, 2015|

Treated properly, stored Honeycrisp can maintain quality nine months and longer.

Sliced pears show potential

By |September 4th, 2015|

Treatment with a ripening compound ensures that sliced pears stay juicy and flavorful.

Success with fresh sliced pears and peaches

By |September 3rd, 2015|

A Fresno-based, California company is one of the first to bring fresh-cut pears and stone fruit to the retail market.

Doorninks share yield-boosting strategies

By |September 2nd, 2015|

Growers harvest more apples than they once thought possible.

Fresh-cut path for Woot Froot

By |August 28th, 2015|

Kim Gaarde did the impossible by bringing fresh-sliced pears, peaches, and nectarines to consumers.

Hedging to improve quality

By |August 26th, 2015|

A Washington grower-packer foresees multiple benefits from mechanical pruning.

Help with hedging

By |August 25th, 2015|

When can mechanical pruning be done and will it increase fruit sunburn?

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