Empire State Producers Expo: Wednesday wrapup

By |January 18th, 2017|

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A sparsely attended but lively discussion about H-2A guest workers highlighted Wednesday’s proceedings at the Empire State Producers Expo in

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

Making the most of mulch

By |April 27th, 2016|

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Organic herbicides don’t match mulch for pear growers.

That’s the conclusion of University of California Cooperative Extension farm advisor John Roncoroni,

Herbicide resistance a growing concern

By |April 25th, 2016|

Researcher offers tips for helping to control weeds in vineyards.

Pre-emergents can help control yellow nutsedge

By |April 25th, 2016|

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Yellow nutsedge can be a particular difficult weed to control in Northeast vineyards because of its below-ground germinating tuber, though

Better ways to irrigate

By |April 14th, 2016|

WSU researcher offers tips for reducing water use.

Washington still holds the organic edge

By |October 30th, 2015|

Although Europe has extensive organic acreage, much of it is not very productive.

Chelsea Durfey, Young Grower from Sunnyside, Washington

By |April 30th, 2015|

I’ve had so many mentors... They’ve taught me about pruning, soil biology, bees, products, and applications, and there’s so much yet for me to learn.

Getting the most from compost

By |April 23rd, 2015|

Think years, not weeks, when calculating nitrogen release from compost.

Beating the competition to help new plantings

By |April 16th, 2015|

In young orchards, good weed control is essential for fast, early growth and high yields.

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