WSTFA annual meeting — Wednesday wrapup

By |December 7th, 2016|

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Farm transfer planning and lending were the topics in one Wednesday morning session about “Future Farmers” at the Washington State

Day two of the WSTFA annual meeting, afternoon summary – Video

By |December 6th, 2016|

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Researchers are still working to get the word out to the industry about the requirements for growers and packers of

Washington State hires tree fruit extension specialist

By |November 29th, 2016|

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Washington State University has hired Rob Blakey for an endowed position as tree fruit extension specialist in postharvest information and

Fighting fire blight

By |October 21st, 2016|

Antibiotics and Apogee continue to top the list of control products.

Beating bitter pit in Honeycrisp

By |October 19th, 2016|

The key lies in combining foliar calcium sprays with reduced potassium fertilization.

Demystifying cold-hardy grapes

By |October 11th, 2016|

Northern Grapes Project is designed to encourage the wine industry in colder climates.

Cornell looks for insects that may transmit fire blight bacteria

By |September 30th, 2016|

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Matt Boucher, a doctoral student at Cornell University, thinks insect transmission is one way fruit trees contract fire blight.

So, he’s

Lessons learned from Listeria contamination of caramel apples

By |September 8th, 2016|

Aftermath of an outbreak

Woods: Getting ready for FSMA

By |August 11th, 2016|

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Even as retailers continue to up the ante by adding more restrictive food safety requirements for produce suppliers, tree fruit

Hansen: Certified plants are only the first step

By |August 5th, 2016|

Growers need to monitor for virus in early years of a “clean” vineyard.

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