New technology allows apples to offer feedback about CA conditions

By |May 7th, 2017|

How low can you go?

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

Pear psylla, just like spider mites, showing resistance to pesticides

By |April 5th, 2017|

Resistance is inevitable

What’s killing these trees?

By |March 29th, 2017|

Pathologists hope a survey of Northeast apple growers will provide clues in the case of rapid apple decline.

Can earwigs be beneficial in some orchards? – Video

By |March 13th, 2017|

Don’t wig out in bug battle: WSU graduate student set to convince growers how earwigs can be beneficial in some orchards.

Cutting-edge technique to keep pathogens away

By |February 28th, 2017|

Rutgers researchers hope gene-editing technology can make wine grapes resistant to downy mildew.

Tips for putting the fight back in fungicide

By |February 23rd, 2017|

WSU extension specialist shares tips to overcome spray resistance.

Second day of IFTA conference highlights tree systems, rootstocks and awards

By |February 22nd, 2017|

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The second day of the International Fruit Tree Association’s 60 annual conference featured a slew of speakers on topics including

Discussion in Seattle March 29: Exploring how mushrooms can help bees survive

By |February 17th, 2017|

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Can the mushroom hold a key to survival of honeybees?

That topic is the focus of a talk in Seattle March 29

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