Insects and mites

Researchers are rethinking replant

By |February 18th, 2018|

Field trials underway to see if biological alternatives to fumigation can be a practical option for apple growers

WSU hires McCord and Northfield for two tree fruit positions

By |February 15th, 2018|

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Washington State University has hired two new researchers — a cherry breeder and an entomologist — to support the tree

On the hunt for nematodes

By |February 6th, 2018|

Washington researchers launch big-picture project to figure out how best to protect vineyards against root parasites.

An Oregon trailblazer: 2017 Grower of the year

By |November 30th, 2017|

Curiosity, sharing and innovation drive Mike Omeg, a fifth-generation cherry grower.

Seeing red in the vineyard

By |October 27th, 2017|

Both biotic and abiotic causes can turn grape leaves red. Here’s what you should look for.

Scouting strategies

By |October 27th, 2017|

Your vineyard scouts probably aren’t sampling nearly as randomly as you think they are.

European Cherry Fruit Fly found in NY

By |October 16th, 2017|

The U.S. Department of Agriculture officials have confirmed that European Cherry Fruit Fly is now present in Niagara County, New York. The invasive pest was first detected in North America in Ontario, Canada, in 2015.

Sustainable and less sticky solutions for pear psylla

By |September 14th, 2017|

New pear IPM project looks at potential for biocontrols and pest repellents.

Apple maggot quarantine may include potted trees

By |September 13th, 2017|

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State officials in Washington are considering adding certain potted plants to the list of commodities affected by the apple maggot

Cherry pesticide residue survey results available

By |August 17th, 2017|

The results of the Washington Tree Fruit Research Commission’s seventh annual cherry pesticide residue survey are now available.

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