Technology and equipment

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.

MCP treatments can be tricky

By |July 31st, 2018|

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

The new buzz for blossoms

By |July 30th, 2018|

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

Taking on trellis with peach trees

By |July 11th, 2018|

New innovations from Penn State promise increased yields, opportunity for mechanization.

Divide to conquer pests?

By |June 21st, 2018|

Boutique grower credits unconventional trellis system for pest and disease prevention.

Plans within plants

By |June 5th, 2018|

Managing sheer number of samples, volume of data is focus for breeding program.

Post-Cosmic question: What’s next?

By |June 5th, 2018|

With launch of WA 38 underway, WSU’s apple breeding program hopes to build on successes.

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