Skip to main content Skip to navigation

Archives: News Articles

Showing page 1 of 43

Early Fall Defoliation in Sweet Cherry

In perennial species, natural leaf senescence in the fall is part of a remobilization of mobile nutrients and carbohydrates to wood, buds and roots.

Reimbursement for Composting

WSDA is launching the Compost Reimbursement Program to encourage on-farm compost use. Approximately $1 million will be distributed annually on a first-come, first-served basis. All…

BMPs for tree removal for X disease and Little Cherry Virus infected trees

Methods to remove trees infected with X-disease or Little cherry disease.

Recommended Harvest Criteria for Commercial WA-38 Storage in 2023

Use this guide in addition to the published marketing and quality standards for the 2023 crop year. First ship date for fruit produced in the…

AgWeatherNet Update

The month of August saw the completion of two new Mesonet tower stations bringing the network total to 40. It was also a busy month…

Fall Leafhopper Management

Manage leafhopper vectors of X-disease in their final fall generation.

NOSB Fall 2023 Meetings and Grower Comment Opportunity

The National Organic Standards Board’s annual fall comment period is open, with several materials crucial to organic tree fruit under review. The NOSB highly values…

WSU Decision Aid System Update September 2023

Storage scald model and season ending on DAS

Fall Nutrient Sprays for Tree Fruit

Plants need light, CO2, water, and minerals for their development, growth, and producing quality fruit. Most nutrient uptake for tree fruit occurs through the roots,…

Win a Safe! Mental Health and Farm Stress Survey (English and Español)

A better understanding of the mental health needs and barriers faced by our communities is essential before effective prevention efforts can be implemented. The Washington…
Showing page 1 of 43
Washington State University