Extra cuticle cuts water demand in the vineyard

By |February 5th, 2019|

Researcher targeting spotted wing drosophila finds coating good for water-saving application.

Ag groups respond to Trump’s proposed budget

By |May 24th, 2017|

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Here is an ongoing roundup of responses to President Donald Trump’s federal budget proposal, which was released Tuesday, May 23.
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Climate change is complicated for grape growers

By |May 7th, 2017|

Wine grape growers share thoughts on how climate changes will impact vineyards.

Northeastern growers are coming around to the idea of irrigating

By |April 17th, 2017|

Irrigation reconsidered in normally rainy Northeastern U.S.

WSU to host event on climate’s effect on grapes

By |March 2nd, 2017|

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In the Pacific Northwest, the warm spring and summer of 2016 led to the earliest and largest harvest on record, followed

Cherry optimism

By |May 13th, 2016|

California cherry growing conditions are tough, but growers are tougher.

Strategies for saving water

By |January 22nd, 2016|

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Growers of early-season peach varieties in California’s Central Valley may be able to conserve water without significantly affecting yields by

Fruit growers brace for potential drought … again

By |January 22nd, 2016|

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Floating pumps. Recycling sewage for irrigation. Tens of millions of dollars in federal grants for water projects.

Irrigation districts in the

Senate panel approves $92m for Yakima Basin water plan

By |November 20th, 2015|

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A massive plan to improve irrigation for growers who tap the Yakima River system passed a major hurdle when a

Help to salvage burned land

By |November 18th, 2015|

Safety net programs are available to aid growers in wildfire disasters.

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