The Environmental Protection Agency has announced a voluntary Drift Reduction Technology (DRT) program to encourage the use of safer pesticide application equipment to reduce exposure to pesticides.
The program encourages manufacturers to test their technologies, such
As more growers move toward modern, high-density planting systems to improve yield and orchard management, the sprayer output needs to be matched to the modern canopy. The closely planted trees of today’s modern orchard require
If yellow jackets and hornets seem more of a problem these days, it’s not your imagination.
After being shut out of China for two seasons, some Washington apple producers will likely try to comply with a new, more onerous export protocol in an attempt to ship some Red and Golden Delicious
For the fourth consecutive year, the Washington Tree Fruit Research Commission has conducted a trial to provide the Northwest cherry industry basic information about residues of commonly used pesticides.
These studies are intended to help growers
The Washington State Department of Agriculture has resumed setting traps to detect any presence of four species of moths destructive to grape fields, according to the Washington Association of Wine Grape Growers (WAWGG).
The statewide watch
Cornell University, New York, is asking growers to complete an online survey of how stinkbugs are affecting crops.
The university is surveying growers to assess the impact of the brown marmorated stinkbug on crops and is