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Job Opportunity at Teeny Farms

Teeny Farms Inc. in Chelan, WA is looking to hire an Orchard Manager to oversee 300 acres of apples, cherries, and pears.

New Honey Bee Foraging Model Available

New EPA-Approved WPS Worker/Handler videos In English/Spanish are now available!

Thanks to the Pennsylvania Office of Rural Health at Penn State for sharing these much needed resources: Safety in the Orchard: Understanding and Applying the…

Orchard Spraying and Following Label Requirements on Common Tree Fruit Pesticides

Compliance with pesticide labels requires managers and applicators to follow pesticide label directions. The “Directions for Use” section has mandatory language, noted in bold type…

Compost Record Keeping: What do I really need to have?

Learn which compost records are required for Food Safety and Modernization Act (FSMA) compliance and understand what you need with regards to audits. An article…

Student entomologist stalks predators to save Washington apples

Robert Orpet, doctoral student at Washington State University’s Tree Fruit Research and Extension Center, studies how earwigs may help control wooly apple aphid.

Efficacy of new and experimental products for control of powdery mildew on apple

In 2016 and 2017 several products were tested from green tip to 2nd or 3rd covers for the control of apple powdery mildew. See results…

Honey Bee Management in Tree Fruit Orchards

An update on honeybee management for tree fruit orchards from Tim Lawrence, WSU Extension, and Tory Schmidt, WA Tree Fruit Research Commission.

Washington Tree Fruit Research Commission Hires Special Projects Coordinator

Rob Curtiss began work as Special Projects Coordinator at the Washington Tree Fruit Research Commission (WTFRC) on February 20. Mr. Curtiss has a M.S. degree…

Job Opportunity in Musacchi Program

The Musacchi Program is looking to hire a full-time Research Assistant. 
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