Going undercover with drape netting

By |August 15th, 2018|

U.S. universities embark on studies to examine drape netting over high-value apple orchards.

Shaking it up in the orchard: Video

By |August 14th, 2018|

WSU continues work on tiered shake-and-catch harvester.

Battling birds with lights, sounds : Videos

By |August 6th, 2018|

Makers of new noise and laser deterrents promise birds won’t habituate to the technology.

Be gone, starlings

By |August 6th, 2018|

Bird control in British Columbia benefits from area-wide approach.

WTFRC releases results from 2018 cherry pesticide residue study

By |August 2nd, 2018|

The Washington Tree Fruit Research Commission conducted its annual study of residues of commonly used pesticides on cherries at harvest.

MCP treatments can be tricky

By |July 31st, 2018|

New study confirms numerous factors that go into successfully using MCP on pears.

Mid-Atlantic blueberry growers wanted for survey

By |July 31st, 2018|

The survey takes about 2 to 3 minutes and is available for blueberry growers until Sept. 1.

The new buzz for blossoms

By |July 30th, 2018|

Drones won’t replace bees for pollination, but they may help.

Guilherme Fontanella Sander, a young grower from Vale do Sol, Brazil

By |July 27th, 2018|

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family background / Guilherme grew up working alongside his father Renato and mother Edna at orchards in Southern Brazil. Guilherme

Washington State Wine announces priorities for research program

By |July 25th, 2018|

A new list of priorities developed with input from winemakers and wine grape growers in Washington state will guide the Washington State Wine’s funding recommendations for research in 2019.

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