Between rows, think local
Overwhelming majorities in favor of order
Kelsey’s family farm is nestled in the hills of Washington’s upper Wenatchee Valley, where they grow fresh market pears.
Resistance is inevitable
WSU researchers hope to breed better bees
Culture change: Oregon company looks to reduce wait time for key rootstocks
Study shows areas with floor, wall damage are key harborage sites for Listeria.
Natamycin emerges as a possible nontoxic postharvest fungicide.
Orchards and packing houses aren’t the only places in the fruit industry with a labor shortage. Universities also are struggling to hire researchers and educators needed to keep the industry ahead of pest pressures, prepared for food safety requirements, growing new varieties and in tune with emerging technology.
Expert view: Individual growers must take on customer fears about GMOs and chemicals.
Vacuum picker under development brings the apple industry closer than ever to automating harvest.
Why change now? A Good Point by Sam Godwin