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.

Managing mummy berry

By |July 22nd, 2016|

Researchers aim to improve control for blueberry disease.

Spraying for powdery mildew

By |May 27th, 2016|

Study aims to find best time to apply fungicide.

The problem of powdery mildew

By |May 27th, 2016|

WSU researcher to study cherries’ sudden transition from resistant to susceptible during the growing season.

Hoppers at heart of red blotch

By |May 26th, 2016|

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Researchers at the University of California, Davis, have identified the three-cornered alfalfa treehopper (Spissistilus festinus) as the first known vector

Hansen: Research leads to better control for grape disease

By |May 25th, 2016|

Saved fungicide sprays for powdery mildew keep $2 million-plus in grape growers’ pockets.

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