WSU Tree Fruit Research and Extension develops and applies research-based information for sustainable tree fruit production in Washington and the world.
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The USDA ARS Lab in Kearneyville, WV is looking to hire a Research Plant Physiologist/Research Horticulturist. For details and to apply visit here: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/516609800?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery
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A diverse abundant soil food web cycles water and nutrients, suppresses plant pathogens and helps buffer plant stress. Feed the soil food web to improve plant health. Animated video by Tianna DuPont, WSU Extension and…
Mike Willett talks about how pests threaten our crops, like Washington’s iconic apples. See how Washington’s apple growers are using integrated pest management to reduce pesticide use in our apple orchards.
Recent Trends in Certified Organic Tree Fruit in Washington State: 2017
The following slide set presents the current data on organic tree fruit area and production for Washington State, with some associated global and national data. Data come from various sources including certifiers, the World of…
Superficial Scald Risk Assessment Assay for Apples
Step-by-step guide to an assay to quantify risk of superficial scald development. This assay could have benefits for organic fruit—where scald-mitigating treatments and limited—and for conventional fruit where the effectiveness of scald-mitigating treatments can be…
The Pesticide Education Research Collaborative is happy to announce a new resource, “Worker Protection Standard (WPS) Respiratory Protection Guide: Requirements for Employers of Pesticide Handlers”, a 45-page guide to help employers of pesticide handlers meet…