With the amount of commercial bees currently unsustainable, a unique resource can help better predict the number of colonies that will survive the winter.
IFG, one of the largest breeders in the world, offers alternatives to the popular ‘Chelan’ selection.
An international multidisciplinary team finds beneficial effects of ultraviolet light on grapes as well as other crops.
Wisconsin berries are barely making it with the winged pest on the fly, but scientists are looking at new ways to defend from ground level.
Protected ag structures can shield peaches and nectarines from harmful environmental conditions. Scientists are adding up what that means for profitability.
Little cherry disease has researchers scrambling as it has returned to Washington with a vengeance, leaving growers with few options to prevent its spread.
Oregon’s growers and winemakers work together in solidarity after major cancelation citing smoke taint.
Scientists at Michigan State University look at alternative measures for spotted wing drosophila, a major threat to the tart cherry industry.
Varieties from Oregon State University resist fungus and allow for more acreage to meet growing demands
It’s a long road to developing disease-resistant rootstocks, but USDA-ARS research at the University of California, Davis is providing a great start for walnuts.
Crossbreeding almond rootstocks with those of other stone fruit can make trees more resilient in boron-rich soils.
A study by the University of California found that applying nitrogen to a well-managed, productive orchard after harvest did not improve almond yield the next year.