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.