Pest Management

Grants promote pollinator habitat

By |April 11th, 2019|

Program aims to improve habitat for native pollinators and beneficial insects.

Project examines rootstock’s role in bitter pit

By |April 4th, 2019|

Using rootstocks to manage bitter pit in Honeycrisp is one piece of a major research project known as Root2Fruit.

Zhou & Melgar: Where do nutrients go when you fertilize trees?

By |April 1st, 2019|

Researchers explore how ripening season affects peach tree nutrient requirements.

Sallato: Calcium deficiencies in fruit

By |April 1st, 2019|

WSU extension specialist explains how plant nutrition affects your orchard, production and fruit quality.

Management of grapevine trunk diseases varies by region

By |March 26th, 2019|

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Wood rot pathogens pose a serious threat to vineyards worldwide, but grapevine trunk diseases are a relatively new issue requiring

Researchers look to fungi to help keep honeybees healthy

By |March 21st, 2019|

New research explores two very different fungi that could knock out the varroa mite and boost bees' immunity.

Moth myth explained

By |March 14th, 2019|

Traps say oriental fruit moth isn’t there, but better lure placement proves otherwise in Michigan peach orchards.

Boring into study of beetles and rapid apple decline

By |March 14th, 2019|

Link between black stem borer and collapse of young dwarf apple trees draws scrutiny from researcher.

Native natural enemies

By |March 14th, 2019|

Researchers looking at native cousins of the Asian parasitoid wasp that targets brown marmorated stink bug.

Harrison Van Meekeren, a young grower from Lakeville, Nova Scotia

By |March 14th, 2019|

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family background / Harrison grew up in the Annapolis Valley of Nova Scotia and is working with his family to

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