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Tree Fruit Extension Technician Position Open

In this position you will be part of the Extension program based in Wenatchee WA focusing on sustainable pest and disease management as well as…

The Utility of Bitter Pit Prediction Models for Honeycrisp

An easy and inexpensive test for bitter pit is needed to make more accurate storage decisions while providing producers with a reliable indication of potential…

Oriental Fruit Moth Management in Washington Orchards

After notable infestations of oriental fruit moth in 2017 WSU researchers share reminders of management strategies.

Yakima Program Coordinator Position Available

Overview: There is one opening with the Yakima County Horticulture Department. The position coordinates the activities and recommendations of the Pest Board; receive and resolve…

Assistance Available to Orchardists through the Air Quality Initiative

Orchardists who are interested in chipping their tree prunings and slash piles are encouraged to apply for the Air Quality Initiative of the Environmental Quality…

MSU Bird Damage Decision-making Survey

Cherry and Blueberry growers, Michigan State University is conducting a survey to gauge interest in adopting and marketing certain conservation practices, and to better understand…

Critical Bud Temperatures

With the cold temperatures occurring in the area its good to know the critical temperatures at different bud stages listed below. From http://www.tfrec.wsu.edu/pages/cpg/Critical_Temperatures Critical Temperatures /…

Pre-season Estimate of Organic Apple Acres

Written by David Granatstein and Elizabeth Kirby, WSU Wenatchee The area of certified organic apple production in Washington State grew by 37% in 2017, and…

New OSU Tree Fruit Extension Hire

Dr. Ashely Thompson has accepted the position with OSU Tree Fruit Extension at The Dalles. Ashley is currently a postdoctoral research associate at the University…

Welcome New Food Safety Specialist

Faith Critzer joined the faculty of WSU as the new Produce Safety Extension Specialist based in Prosser at the Irrigated Agriculture Extension and Research Center.…
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