Soils and Weed Management
Featured stories about soils and weed management — and more — in this issue.
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A plan of defense against fire blight
Fire blight experts make progress understanding how, when and where your antibiotic alternatives work best.
Methods of matchmaking for rootstocks and cultivars
Pairing rootstocks and cultivars has always been complicated.
High-tech weed spraying with sensors and sensibilities
MSU weed scientist testing vision-guided herbicide sprayer.
New research scientist filling the weed need
Weed scientist joins Washington State University to focus on specialty crop research needs.
Langager: Pesticide applicators face new EPA rules
Proposed endangered species measures will alter pesticide reviews.
Financial rewards from fun on the farm
The pandemic bump for agritourism shows no sign of fading.
Coaching up the next generation of farmworkers
Schools and industry adapt educational programs to prepare the workforce of tomorrow.
Switching seasons improves weed suppression
Research confirms fall is the best time to apply preemergent herbicides.
National stage presence for tree fruit industry
Tree fruit research director participates in USDA panel with U.S. ag secretary.
McIlquham: Digging for health reports
WSU study investigates which soil health metrics matter in Washington wine grape vineyards.
Hansen: The fumigation fade
Washington vineyard research shows fumigation benefits for nematode control can be short-lived.
Dininny: Expanding en español
We’ve added a writer/translator to our team to grow our Spanish-language website.
Good Stuff: April 15, 2023
A selection of the latest products and services for tree fruit and grape growers
Agricultural Leadership Program starts April 28 in Wenatchee, Washington
Agricultural Leadership Program course in Wenatchee, Washington, starting April 28...
Cosmic Crisp cracks the Top 10
The Cosmic Crisp apple, developed and marketed for Washington growers, has cracked the Top 10 in sales value and volume in the United States...
New AEWR rules create new job classifications and pay rates
The federal government set new Adverse Effect Wage Rate regulations that will force growers to pay workers who — even briefly — perform duties such as driving or supervising differently than the rest of their workers...
Growers vote to renew Michigan Apple Committee
Michigan’s apple producers have approved a referendum to continue the Michigan Apple Advertising and Promotion Program, also known as the Michigan Apple Committee, for another five years...