Growers, packers meet with lawmakers

By |March 29th, 2017|

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Members of the Washington Apple Commission and Columbia Fruit Packers were among a group of apple industry leaders from across

Don’t invest in unwanted shoot growth

By |March 23rd, 2017|

With spring approaching in the Northern Hemisphere, a new season for orchardists starts with flowers, new leaves and shoots — and much anxiety.

Yakima pear handler nominations set

By |March 22nd, 2017|

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Pear handlers will elect nominees for the Yakima, Washington, handler position on the Fresh Pear Committee of Marketing Order 927.

The

Fighting honeybee decline with instrumental insemination — Video

By |March 22nd, 2017|

WSU researchers hope to breed better bees

A new, old bee

By |March 21st, 2017|

From high in the Tien Shan Mountains of Central Asia, Washington State University entomologists Steve Sheppard and Brandon Hopkins have brought home semen from a new strain of honeybees that evolved right alongside the wild apple tree.

Disaster loans available in Pennsylvania

By |March 16th, 2017|

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The U.S. Small Business Administration has announced eligibility for disaster loans related to a frost and freeze in Pennsylvania in

Mulch madness at Oregon soil workshop

By |March 16th, 2017|

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At a soil health workshop organized by Oregon State University in the Dalles, Oregon, several speakers sang the praises of

Gillison’s donates mechanical planter to Michigan State researchers

By |March 16th, 2017|

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A donated piece of equipment will help Michigan State University fruit research stations plant more trees faster.
Gillison’s Variety Fabrication donated

National Grape & Wine Initiative names new president

By |March 15th, 2017|

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Donnell Brown has been named president of the National Grape & Wine Initiative, succeeding Camron King.
Brown will begin her duties

Wasps released to eat stink bug eggs

By |March 15th, 2017|

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Brown marmorated stink bugs show no signs of stopping their advance in the Pacific Northwest. But last fall, Oregon launched

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