New Developments

Probing a pathogen link to 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.

Phytoplasmas found in stone fruit

By |February 15th, 2019|

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Washington cherry growers, by now, know the dangers of phytoplasmas that cause little cherry disease and are on the lookout

Spray researchers aim to catch their drift

By |February 15th, 2019|

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Against the gray, late-autumn sky, it’s hard to miss the green plume spraying into the dormant orchard.

It’s a very

Steering the research on spray drift

By |February 15th, 2019|

UW researcher takes the wheel for drift data collection.

Blueberry workshops offered in New York, March 5 and 14

By |February 15th, 2019|

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The New York State Berry Growers Association (NYSBGA) has partnered with Cornell Cooperative Extension to bring growers a pair of

Digging into soil bacteria and chlorosis

By |February 14th, 2019|

WSU researcher searches for ways to use the connection between soil microbiology and Concord vine health.

Winegrowers Day 2

By |February 13th, 2019|

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Labor remains the biggest cost for wine grape growers in Washington, and for many, it remains the biggest concern heading

Weather-related updates and cancellations

By |February 11th, 2019|

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Good Fruit Grower will post the latest updates we receive for weather-related cancellations and rescheduled meeting notices through Feb. 13.

Wine research grant to fund sustainability study

By |February 7th, 2019|

$300,000 wine grape study aims to better understand consumer interest in sustainability.

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