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Kate Prengaman

About Kate Prengaman

Kate Prengaman is an associate editor for Good Fruit Grower, writing articles for the print magazine and website. Contact her at 509-853-3518 or at kate@goodfruit.com

Stopping shoot blight

By |February 21st, 2019|

Researchers investigate new ways to protect trees without sacrificing growth.

Viral link examined in rapid apple decline

By |February 20th, 2019|

Researchers have uncovered a new virus associated with the mysterious, rapid collapse of young dwarf apple trees, but discovering if it’s the culprit will require more research.

Little cherry disease creates a big problem

By |February 20th, 2019|

Little cherry disease may be approaching epidemic levels.

Spray researchers aim to catch their drift: Video

By |February 15th, 2019|

New drift assessment survey underway to improve models that predict pesticide drift risk and potentially preclude unnecessarily restrictive labels.

Steering the research on spray drift

By |February 15th, 2019|

UW researcher takes the wheel for drift data collection.

A galling problem for grape growers

By |February 14th, 2019|

Crown gall survey uncovers clean plant confusion, shortages in Washington vineyards.

Advice for avoiding harvest headaches

By |February 13th, 2019|

Grower panel offers tips and perspective for finishing the growing season on a high (quality) note.

Extra cuticle cuts water demand in the vineyard

By |February 5th, 2019|

Researcher targeting spotted wing drosophila finds coating good for water-saving application.

Nonpesticidal controls for SWD

By |February 5th, 2019|

OSU researcher shares two new products showing promise in fighting spotted wing drosophila.

Converting to a 2D canopy creates a new dimension for growers

By |January 31st, 2019|

Transitioning a tall spindle system to a narrow fruiting wall increases potential for mechanization, but still requires hand pruning.

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