February 1st 2018 Issue

Highlights in the new Farm Bill

By |February 5th, 2019|

2018 Farm Bill includes several provisions that affect the tree fruit industry.

20 years in the making

By |February 12th, 2018|

Milbrandt brothers look back on two decades in Washington’s wine grape industry as they open the state’s largest custom wine bottling operation.

No-dig trellis is on solid ground

By |February 12th, 2018|

Agricultural engineer uses steel posts and concrete footings for above-ground trellis system.

Should you grow vertical or V?

By |February 12th, 2018|

That’s the question when preparing for robotic pickers in your orchard.

The good and bad of different rootstocks

By |February 12th, 2018|

Nursery owner warns growers it’s not as simple as asking which rootstock is the best.

Watch and learn

By |February 12th, 2018|

Michigan State University’s new video series highlights grape and wine research.

Good to Know: Signs of brittle graft unions

By |February 12th, 2018|

Researchers have new findings on Geneva 41.

Peach rootstock trial tests options for size control

By |February 12th, 2018|

Researchers start with the roots to shrink trees.

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.

Using palissage to slow vigorous vines

By |February 5th, 2018|

Tucking or wrapping shoots to slow growth offers promising alternative to hedging for canopy control in Cornell trials.

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