Tagged Washington State University

Crop Protection
August 15, 2016
New Study Shows Neonicotinoids Pose Little Practical Risk To Bees
Washington State University researchers reveal the controversial pesticides aren’t dangerous for bees in the real world. Read More
Production
July 26, 2016
Importing Frozen Honeybee Sperm Is Key To Conservation
The Washington State University (WSU) bee program has worked with researchers from around the world to create more honeybee genetic repositories like the one at WSU. Read More
Grapes
June 9, 2016
Washington Grape Growers Could See Early Harvest
Grape growers in eastern Washington who thought last year’s harvest was early could be in for another surprise. An unseasonably Read More
Disease Control
May 19, 2016
Native Plants Reduce Need For Vineyard Water, Pesticide Usage
Scientists in eastern Washington are finding drought-tolerant alternatives to roses at the end of vineyard rows that not only save Read More
Apples & Pears
February 18, 2016
Washington Apple Gets Name – Finally
Originally released to Washington growers as ‘WA 2’ in 2009, ‘Sunrise Magic’ was not branded by WSU when it first issued licenses for the trees. Read More
Fruits
September 3, 2015
Beaudry, Watkins, And Davenport Named Fellows Of American Society for Horticultural Science
Randolph Beaudry of Michigan State University (MSU), Joan Davenport of Washington State University (WSU), and Christopher Watkins of Cornell University Read More
Potatoes
June 16, 2015
Potato Field Day To Focus On Seed Lot Evaluations, Crop Protection
Attendees will be able to participate in one of two concurrent sessions. Read More
Disease Control
May 26, 2015
Partnerships Key To Healthy Northwest Vines
Washington’s grape industry has seen accelerating growth over the past several decades. That momentum is owed, in part, to the Read More
Disease Control
May 26, 2015
Inland Desert Nursery Is Main Source For Washington’s Clean Vines
The Judkins family has been in the business of clean grapevines for more than 40 years. Today, their Inland Desert Read More
Fruits
May 12, 2015
Little Snowpack Remains In West
Snowpack in the West has almost all melted, according to data from the fifth 2015 forecast by USDA’s National Resource Read More
Fruits
May 8, 2015
Washington State University Launches New Drought Website
Washington State University (WSU) Extension recently launched a new website to share updates and water conservation with tips to growers Read More
Fruits
March 27, 2015
Increase Your Knowledge By Using Tree Fruit Resources
Get educated with great resources in the tree fruit industry available at your fingertips. Read More
Berries
January 2, 2015
What You Need To Know About Aronia, Goji, And Saskatoon Berries
Leading researchers and universities offer some advice and basic information about relatively unknown berry plants. Read More
Apples & Pears
November 14, 2014
Promising Technology To Expand Hard Cider Industry
Demand growing as researchers explore the possibilities of mechanical harvesting. Read More
Grapes
November 14, 2014
Report Card Measures Juice Grape Growers’ Sustainability
Washington growers will be able to self-assess their production systems. Read More
Grapes
November 14, 2014
Gift From Washington Wine’s Past To Fund Future
Industry pioneer’s foundation donates $500,000 for research. Read More
Fruits
November 11, 2014
RosBREED2: Disease Resistance Plus Horticultural Quality Is The Goal
This new project will develop and apply modern DNA-based tools to deliver new cultivars with superior product quality and disease resistance. Read More
Apples & Pears
November 4, 2014
Why Dry Matter Matters In Apples
Appearance is important but internal components are increasingly becoming the focus of apple growers, researchers, and breeders. Read More
Fruits
October 21, 2014
Washington State University Researchers See How Plants Optimize Repair Of Sun Damage
Results could lead to development of crops that recover from sun damage more easily. Read More
Apples & Pears
August 6, 2014
What’s In An Apple Cultivar’s Name?
Honeycrisp aside, sometimes all it takes for a successful new cultivar is superior characteristics. Read More
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Citrus
September 21, 2017
Hurricane Relief Fund Launched for Flori…
Money raised will benefit Redlands Christian Migrant Association’s efforts to aid families in need. Read More
GenNext Growers
September 21, 2017
Advice for Taking Over the Family Farm
If you are considering joining and running your family business, here are some tips to ensure success. Read More
Berries
September 21, 2017
Ways Florida Blueberry Growers Can Eleva…
Promotional efforts seek to harness power that drives the Sunshine State's ‘little blue dynamos.’ Read More
Florida Ag Expo
September 21, 2017
Everything You Need to Know About the 20…
More education choices, flexible field tours, and networking opportunities to provide an enhanced attendee experience. Read More
Insect Control
September 20, 2017
Whitefly Troubles Go From Bad to Worse i…
Growers should have a plan for managing the pest from beginning to end of season. Read More
Grower Achievement Award
September 20, 2017
Ask Yourself: What Can I Do to Make Thin…
Alan Jones, this year's recipient of American Vegetable Grower magazine's Grower Achievement Award, invites all growers to do what he does: Look in the mirror and ask," What can I do to make a positive impact on our industry?" Read More
Berries
September 20, 2017
Getting to the Bottom of Bacterial Wilt …
Prolific plant pathogen now presenting a new challenge for Florida producers and researchers. Read More
Citrus
September 19, 2017
Precision in Specialty Crops Gains Momen…
Here are some of the key drivers that may transform your farm in the years ahead. Read More
Fruits
September 19, 2017
EPA Mulls Restricting Dicamba Use
Proposal is a part of agency’s focus on reducing herbicide injury in vulnerable crops. Read More
Fruits
September 19, 2017
Washington State University Creates BMSB…
As populations grow in the state, university offers growers pest management advice. Read More
Berries
September 19, 2017
UC Davis Strawberry Lawuit Settled
Former university breeders to return any crosses that used unpatented varieties and agree the school owns rights to them. Read More
Citrus
September 19, 2017
Hopes High for Hops Fresh From Florida
When it comes to alternative crop solutions, something good is brewing in the Sunshine State. Do you have what it takes to tap in? Read More
Apples & Pears
September 16, 2017
Researcher Finds Bacteria Can Stop Blue …
The natural bacterium found in soil can survive in cold storage; this promising biocontrol offers an alternative to chemical treatments. Read More
Disease Control
September 15, 2017
Scientist Uncovers Chilling Side of Dead…
Lab tests indicate laurel wilt pathogen grows faster in the fall and winter. Read More
Citrus
September 15, 2017
Help Extended to Hurricane-Weary Farmers…
USDA chief grants extra time and special procedures to document and file claims. Read More
Citrus
September 13, 2017
New Guidance on FSMA Ag Water Compliance…
FDA issued a rule to extend compliance dates for agricultural water and announced a start date for farm inspections. Read More
Biocontrols Conference
September 13, 2017
Get Better Results From Your Biopesticid…
Softer crop protection programs are becoming a must in specialty crop production. Growers who aren’t learning more about their options Read More
Citrus
September 13, 2017
Florida Farmers Digging out From Impacts…
Damage reports starting to flood in from the field following monster storm, and it's not pretty. Read More