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Horticulture and Viticulture

Featured stories covering horticulture and viticulture in this issue.

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Highlights in the new Farm Bill

February 5th, 2019|0 Comments

2018 Farm Bill includes several provisions that affect the tree fruit industry.

  • Milbrandt Vineyards' Ancient Lakes and Wahluke Slope vineyards

20 years in the making

February 12th, 2018|1 Comment

Milbrandt brothers look back on two decades in Washington’s wine grape industry as they open the state’s largest custom wine bottling operation.

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No-dig trellis is on solid ground

February 12th, 2018|0 Comments

Agricultural engineer uses steel posts and concrete footings for above-ground trellis system.

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Should you grow vertical or V?

February 12th, 2018|0 Comments

That’s the question when preparing for robotic pickers in your orchard.

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The good and bad of different rootstocks

February 12th, 2018|0 Comments

Nursery owner warns growers it’s not as simple as asking which rootstock is the best.

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Watch and learn

February 12th, 2018|1 Comment

Michigan State University’s new video series highlights grape and wine research.

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Good to Know: Signs of brittle graft unions

February 12th, 2018|0 Comments

Researchers have new findings on Geneva 41.

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Peach rootstock trial tests options for size control

February 12th, 2018|0 Comments

Researchers start with the roots to shrink trees.

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What Cosmic slices reveal

February 8th, 2018|0 Comments

New WSU-bred apple showing different starch clearing patterns than traditional varieties.

  • Nematicide study

On the hunt for nematodes

February 6th, 2018|0 Comments

Washington researchers launch big-picture project to figure out how best to protect vineyards against root parasites.

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Using palissage to slow vigorous vines

February 5th, 2018|2 Comments

Tucking or wrapping shoots to slow growth offers promising alternative to hedging for canopy control in Cornell trials.

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Five tips for tying grapevines

February 5th, 2018|0 Comments

Michigan State University viticulture extension educator has some tricks to make work easier in the vineyard.

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Scharlau: Progress, process and unity

February 5th, 2018|1 Comment

Washington Winegrowers has mission to be an industry voice for both growers and vinters.

  • Oliver May, a young grower from Alderdale, Washington

Oliver May, a young grower from Alderdale, Washington

February 2nd, 2018|0 Comments

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family background/ Oliver started farming at age 27 with his parents, Milo and Kay May, along the banks of the Columbia River in Washington’s Horse

  • Washington State University Wine Science Center

Hansen: Two sciences must grow together

January 30th, 2018|0 Comments

Grape growing research must not ignore the research involved in winemaking.