New Developments

New Zealand’s Honeycrisp blossoms in Timaru – Video

By |March 29th, 2018|

Finicky variety finds success in central New Zealand climate.

Trees without fruit, pollination without bees

By |March 29th, 2018|

Pollen company joins Washington State University researcher to try planting a pollen-only orchard.

Researchers finish final pollen tube model

By |March 29th, 2018|

After 11 years, pollen tube projects are complete with release of Red Delicious model.

Protect pollinators while managing diseases

By |March 27th, 2018|

The fungicides needed to control bloom time disease aren’t as harmless to bees as previously thought.

Head start on better berries

By |March 27th, 2018|

Growers already implementing results of long-term organic blueberry study.

Conor Kilian, a young grower from Sunnyside, Washington

By |March 26th, 2018|

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family background / Conor grew up in a large Yakima Valley farming family growing juice grapes, learning organic methods and

WSU No. 1 in USDA research, development expenditures

By |March 26th, 2018|

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Washington State University’s leadership in agricultural research and development was highlighted in a recent report by National Science Foundation’s Higher Education

The Cosmic gospel : Video

By |March 26th, 2018|

Washington State University continues education on training WA 38 trees.

A better bee? Blue orchard bees show promise as pollinators

By |March 26th, 2018|

Study shows potential for employing blue orchard bees as pollinators in tart cherries. What about other crops?

Bees may do better being kept in the dark

By |March 26th, 2018|

CA storage could give bees an edge in the fight against the devastating Varroa mite.

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