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April 18, 2016


Quarantine Diseases: Biology and Current Research with Pathogens of Manchurian Crabapple

In 2012 China closed their doors to US apples because of three diseases Bull’s eye Rot, Speck Rot (Phacidiopycnis washingtonensis) and Sphaeropsis Rot (Sphaeropsis pyriputrescens). Markets have re-opened but the concern remains. Growers should consider…

Organic Standards Changes

The next semi-annual meeting of the National Organic Standards Board is on April 25-27, 2016 in Washington, D.C. Crop production materials under review include List 4 inerts, List 3 inerts, hypochlorous acid, copper sulfate, ozone…

Pollination and Protecting Pollinators Video

Check out WSU’s new video Pollination and Protecting Pollinators. Timothy Lawrence and Darrell Kilgore, received the Gold Award from the Association of Natural Resource Extension Professional for this new video.
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