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Welcome Dr. Bolivar-Medina

Dr. Jenny Bolivar-Medina recently joined WSU as a Tree Fruit Extension Information Technology Transfer Specialist (ITT). As an integral member of the Tree Fruit Extension…

Effect of net enclosure of ‘Honeycrisp’ and ‘Gala’ apple trees on fruit set and seed production

Written by Mokhles Elsysy, Sara Serra, Phil Schwallier, Stefano Musacchi and Todd Einhorn. Summarized by Bernardita Sallato, WSU, December 2019. Fruit thinning is essential for…

NCW Tree Fruit Days January 20, 27-29 in Wenatchee and Chelan, and February 11 in Omak

Join us for WSU Tree Fruit Extension Programs in North Central Washington on January 20, 27, 28, 29, February 11, 2020. Co-sponsored by Northwest Cherries,…

Pre and Postharvest Disease Management Workshop

Join us to learn about best management practices to fight pre and postharvest pathogens which cause rots and continue to challenge the pome fruit industry.…

Seeking comments for EPA re: use of paraquat

The EPA is currently conducting a registration review of paraquat dichloride, and has released draft human health and ecological risk assessments, which can be found…

What Specialty Crops Might Thrive in the Northwest in the Future?

Specialty crop production, like virtually all agricultural systems across the region, will be challenged by climate change. Over the coming decades, the Northwest is projected…

Upcoming Events for Next Generation Tree Fruit Network Nov 13 and Dec 4

The Next Generation Tree Fruit Network began in 2016 as a partnership between the WSU Tree Fruit Extension Team and young growers. Supporting the future…

2020 Produce Safety Alliance Grower Trainings

The Produce Safety Alliance (PSA) was tasked with developing the standardized national produce safety training program to prepare fresh produce growers to meet the regulatory…

Under Pressure – Pressure gauge practices for sprayers

This time of year many growers are exchanging their daily use machinery away from orchard management tools and into harvest equipment. This is also an…

77th Annual Cherry Institute

The 77th Cherry Institute will be held at the Yakima Convention Center on January 10th, 2020. This is the big Northwest cherry industry event of the…
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