Monitoring the dump tank

By |April 28th, 2016|

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The increasing emphasis on food safety means changes are ahead for tree fruit packing houses. Among them: the requirement to

The microbes beneath

By |April 28th, 2016|

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Space may be the final frontier, but soil biology is the next frontier. Researchers are only beginning to understand the

Wooly surge

By |April 27th, 2016|

Researchers, looking for answers to hold back woolly apple aphids, find some promise in sandy soils.

Making the most of mulch

By |April 27th, 2016|

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Organic herbicides don’t match mulch for pear growers.

That’s the conclusion of University of California Cooperative Extension farm advisor John Roncoroni,

Herbicide resistance a growing concern

By |April 25th, 2016|

Researcher offers tips for helping to control weeds in vineyards.

Pre-emergents can help control yellow nutsedge

By |April 25th, 2016|

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Yellow nutsedge can be a particular difficult weed to control in Northeast vineyards because of its below-ground germinating tuber, though

Planting frenzy

By |April 19th, 2016|

Properly preparing the soil can help new plantings thrive.

Hansen: Test for nutrients before spending big money

By |April 19th, 2016|

Wine industry funded research can save growers money and lead to healthier vineyard soils.

Better ways to irrigate

By |April 14th, 2016|

WSU researcher offers tips for reducing water use.

Know your soil before picking your rootstock

By |April 13th, 2016|

Researchers encourage growers to match a rootstock’s ability to absorb nutrients to those nutrients found in the soil.

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