Northwest wine grape industry to streamline clean plant regulations

By |June 7th, 2017|

Coming clean at the Clean Plant Center Northwest

Rayapati: Risk of virus problems in field-grafted vineyards

By |June 6th, 2017|

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The increasing demand for grapevines in the Pacific Northwest has many growers turning to field grafting to expand or replace

Alfredo Reyes, a young grower from Royal City, Washington

By |June 2nd, 2017|

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family background / Alfredo was born in Mexico and grew up in Wenatchee with four sisters and two brothers. Everyone

Pscheidt: How to rate viruses

By |May 22nd, 2017|

With three-dozen different viruses that can be found on cherry trees, which ones do growers need to worry about?

What’s hiding in your orchard?

By |May 22nd, 2017|

A survey of cherry viruses in Oregon has turned up none that are new to the Pacific Northwest, which is a good thing. However, at least two new viruses, and possibly a third, have been detected in Oregon for the first time — and two of the three could have a significant impact on cherry production if not controlled.

How grower renewed aging block of cherry trees

By |May 17th, 2017|

A tale of 17 acres

Glade Brosi, young grower from Wenatchee, Washington

By |May 16th, 2017|

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family background / Glade is originally from Kentucky and joined Stemilt in 2011 with a graduate degree in plant and

WSDA dedicates research greenhouse to study plant viruses

By |May 11th, 2017|

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The newest research greenhouse in Prosser, Washington, will dramatically expedite and expand the tree fruit industry’s ability to identify viruses

Cost falls to renew pear scald chemical

By |April 26th, 2017|

Pear industry leads the way to renew growers’ access to the scald-controlling chemical.

How to manage weeds and nitrogen in organic orchards

By |April 19th, 2017|

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Managing weeds and maintaining nitrogen in organic apple production is an expensive and labor-intensive task.

In short, it isn’t easy. Organic

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