Pest Management

Taking the fight to fire blight

By |February 19th, 2018|

Risk is higher in Washington this season for deadly orchard disease. Here’s what you need to do.

Researchers are rethinking replant

By |February 18th, 2018|

Field trials underway to see if biological alternatives to fumigation can be a practical option for apple growers

Be on the lookout for little cherry

By |February 18th, 2018|

Scouting for symptoms in orchards is key to preventing, controlling little cherry disease.

WSU hires McCord and Northfield for two tree fruit positions

By |February 15th, 2018|

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Washington State University has hired two new researchers — a cherry breeder and an entomologist — to support the tree

On the hunt for nematodes

By |February 6th, 2018|

Washington researchers launch big-picture project to figure out how best to protect vineyards against root parasites.

Registration opens for February pesticide handlers course

By |January 17th, 2018|

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Workers who need to renew or obtain their pesticide handlers license in Washington state can register for a training course

Want to get in on organics?

By |January 9th, 2018|

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Transitioning tree fruit to organic production was the focus of a Washington State University NextGen Growers tour in July at

Yes, your spray nozzles need to be replaced on a regular basis.

By |December 27th, 2017|

Nozzle nagging

For plants, it’s not easy being clean

By |December 26th, 2017|

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Starting a new orchard or vineyard with clean plants is the best way for growers to prevent virus problems, and

DeVaney: Expectations from Olympia

By |December 15th, 2017|

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The political landscape may change in unknown ways in the Washington state capital in 2018, but we can make some

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