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Research Is Vital To Keep Asian Apple Export Markets Open

With the large domestic production of U.S. apples in recent years, Asian export markets (China, etc.) are vital. This is particularly the case for Washington…

CM to have 3-4 generations at most Eastern WA sites this year

Codling moth, the key apple pest in Washington State, will develop through three to four generations in most sites within eastern Washington this year—one generation…

Research shines light on organic fruit, food safety

Scientists at Washington State University have shown that ultraviolet C (UVC) light is effective against foodborne pathogens on the surface of certain fruits.

WSU engineers, scientists prepare to test apple-picking robot

Engineers and scientists at Washington State University Tri-Cities and the WSU Center for Precision and Automatic Agricultural Systems (CPAAS) are creating a practically adoptable robot…

New Research Shows Spotted Wing Drosophila Repellent Naturally Produced In Fruits

Researchers at UC Riverside have recently identified a chemical naturally existing in fruits in small doses that protects fruits from spotted wing drosophila.

Rain-resistant coating cuts cherry cracking in half

A tissue-thin, food-grade film developed at Oregon State University (OSU) acts like a raincoat for sweet cherries, cutting rain-related cracking of the fruit in half…

New WSU Drought Website

Are you looking for information about drought in Washington? WSU Extension’s world-class Agweathernetwork has developed a website that features timely information and a wealth of…

USDA allows Chinese apple imports

Just a few months after Chinese authorities announced their market was open for all U.S. apple varieties, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has reciprocated…

WSU Researchers, Sleuth Resurrect ‘Lost’ Apples of the Palouse

Researchers at WSU have teamed with an amateur apple detective to bring fruit varieties thought extinct back to life.

USDA Announces ‘FoodKeeper’ App

The FoodKeeper application offers users valuable storage advice about more than 400 food and beverage items, including various types of baby food, dairy products and…
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