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USDA OKs Deregulation Of Two GM Apple Varieties

Based on a final plant pest risk assessment, the USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has announced its plans to deregulate Arctic Granny…

Fruit growers seek strategies for November freeze damage

Pacific Northwest tree fruit growers who experience tree damage from sudden cold temperatures in November are figuring out how to respond. Some areas in Washington…

China agrees to accept all varieties of U.S. apples

China agrees to accept all varieties of U.S. apples. The reciprocal agreement will allow China to ship apples into the United States.

RosBREED 2 project receives $10 million grant

Plant pathologists will work with breeders to develop disease-resistant varieties. A national team of 35 scientists from 14 U.S. Universities and agencies has received a…

Discovering the STEM in your apple: Genetic mapping helps orchards, environment

Never before has such vast amount of genetic information been available to tree fruit breeders. Today, Washington State University researchers know enough about the natural…

Study reveals promise for expanding hard cider industry

A new study by researchers at Washington State University shows that mechanical harvesting of cider apples can provide labor and cost savings without affecting fruit,…

Labor worries spur automation effort

Washington State University and the Washington Tree Fruit Research Commission are collaborating on a project that they hope will help speed up the transition to…

WSU seeks federal approval for UAV ag research

Washington State University is waiting for federal regulations to allow research of unmanned aerial vehicles in agricultural research.

An apple a day could keep obesity away

WSU scientists have concluded that non digestible compounds in Granny Smith apples may help prevent disorders associated with obesity. The study, thought to be the…

WSU to develop national database system for crop genomic research

Washington State University has been awarded a five-year $2 million National Research Support Project grant to build and maintain a national system for sharing digital…
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