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Cutting Fire Blight Strikes

Unfortunately for the third year in a row we have had multiple severe fire blight infection periods during bloom. Warm conditions followed by a rainfall…

Green Fruit Thinning with the Equilifruit Disc

Green fruit thinning is the final opportunity to adjust and set your final fruit number per leader and the placement of fruit down the limb.…

Western Cherry Fruit Fly

The first capture of western cherry fruit fly occurred at the OSU-MCAREC on May 20, 2018.

Resources for Managing Cherry Pesticide Residues

When it comes to concerns over pesticide residues, cherry growers require a lot of complex, up-to-the-minute information to make appropriate management decisions.  Specifically, they need…

Call for Collaborators: Pear Irrigation Efficiencies Project

Dear pear growers – We would like to invite you to participate in a demonstration project in collaboration with WSU and Cascadia Conservation District. The…

Mechanical Hedging in Apples

WSU's Karen Lewis shares an update on mechanical hedging in apples.

Cherry Calcium Management Update

In Dr Wang’s recent study he found that the previous recommendation of three calcium applications did not increase concentrations of calcium in the fruit. Six…

Calcium Recommendations for Apples

Calcium management is critical to control bitter pit, especially for susceptible varieties. Good management should always be systems-based starting with adequate supplies in the soil,…

Trechnites – Know the Good Guys in your Pear Orchard this Spring

As part of a Pear IPM project we are tracking natural enemies in pear orchards and we wanted to share who is active with you.…

Apple and grape mealy bug control for little cherry virus

With continued concern over little cherry virus it is important that we control the vectors – apple and grape mealy bug. Researchers tested several approaches…
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