Featured stories about new varieties, and more, in this issue.
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Codling moth control: Control culture club
Bin sanitation and orchard cultural practices aid codling moth mitigation.
Codling moth control: Site-specific IPM
Spray programs and monitoring data set up mating disruption for success.
Sustainable steps for Washington vineyards
As Washington’s new wine grape growing certification program rolls out this summer, test pilot growers share insights.
Pandemic drives produce shoppers to subscription services.
Economics of replanting
How do growers evaluate block profitability?
AgWeather or not?
Owners of private weather stations weigh integrating with Washington State University’s network.
A crispness story
Honeycrisp DNA forged a new path for the apple industry.
Grapes surviving the cold and spawning an industry
Minnesota grapes help create regional wine industry.
Rolling out orchard health care
Medical nonprofit in Oregon launches RV clinic to serve the Columbia Gorge.
John Paul and Adam Baugher, from Aspers, Pennsylvania
Both Adam and John Paul are part of the fifth generation operating their family farm. John Paul went to Penn State University and Adam went to Bloomsburg University. They are the sons of Cindy and Chris Baugher.
Cherry breeders seeking size and sweetness
Washington cherry breeding program shares progress on promising selections.
Garza: Taking Washington ag to new places
WSDA helps growers share their story in export markets.
Washington Wine allocates nearly $1 million for wine research
The Washington State Wine Commission announced in a press release it has awarded almost $1 million in research grants through the statewide grape and wine
Wendy Powers named WSU ag dean
Wendy Powers Wendy Powers of the University of California has been named the next dean of Washington State University’s College of Agricultural, Human and Natural
CIAB names Heather Weber new executive director
The Cherry Industry Administrative Board (CIAB), the tart cherry industry’s federal marketing order, has named Heather Weber as its new executive director. Weber succeeds Meghan