Ross Courtney

Ross Courtney

About Ross Courtney

Ross Courtney is an associate editor for Good Fruit Grower, writing articles and taking photos for the print magazine and website. He has a degree from Pacific Lutheran University. -- Follow the author -- Contact: 509-930-8798 or email.

Researcher spins off pollen suspension

By |March 19th, 2019|

WSU researcher licenses pollen suspension while continuing electrostatic research.

Hyperparasites: enemies of enemies of enemies

By |March 12th, 2019|

Hyperparasitic behavior among the findings of OSU trechnites study.

Genetic control for spotted wing drosophila

By |March 12th, 2019|

University of California, San Diego researchers exploring ways to use genetics to control spotted wing drosophila.

Looking for the sweet spot in powdery mildew resistance

By |March 6th, 2019|

Researcher looks for genetic factors that make sweet cherries less susceptible to the fungal pathogen.

A look at the ins and outs of netting

By |March 5th, 2019|

WSU grad student studies the effect of orchard netting on bugs, both good and bad.

Reflective mulch proves repellent

By |March 5th, 2019|

WSU researcher finds reflective mulch keeps pear psylla out in early season.

Sterile codling moth factory ‘a funky business’

By |February 28th, 2019|

British Columbia moth factory cranks out sterile bugs by the millions.

Breeding bugs to fly and die: Video

By |February 28th, 2019|

Researchers, technology company explore sterile codling moth releases in U.S. apple orchards.

Final IFTA tour stop: Grow to replace

By |February 28th, 2019|

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Scott VanDeWalle of VanDeWalle Fruit Farm in Alton, New York, has spent his 36 years growing fruit constantly upgrading his

IFTA Heuser lecturer: Start with the problem

By |February 27th, 2019|

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Agriculture’s ability to collect data is greater than its ability to model and interpret data, said Nick Dokoozlian, vice president

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