WSU scientists are collecting data and building a precision pollination model and decision-support tool to help growers efficiently pollinate their orchards.
Groundbreaking nanotechnology designed to protect cherries, apples and other fruits is showing positive results.
WSU doctoral student races to help Washington’s apple and pear growers in fight against one of the worst outbreaks of fire blight in recent history.
Per McCord uses genetic markers to speed the breeding of new varieties for state’s half-billion-dollar cherry industry.
The Dept. of Horticulture’s series on Life after Grad School continues with “Educational Program for the Washington State Tree Fruit Industry” on Thursday, October 12, 2:50pm, Johnson Hall 204.
By Kate Ryan, WSU Snohomish County Extension
EVERETT, Wash. – Growing your own healthy, sustainable food — whether on an apartment deck or on many acres — is the focus of the 10-class Growing Groceries series that starts Oct. 18 at the Washington State University Snohomish County Extension Cougar Auditorium, 600 128th St. SE, Everett, inside McCollum Park.
By Seth Truscott, College of Agricultural, Human and Natural Resource Sciences
SEATTLE, Wash. – Fruit trees abound in Seattle and its surrounding metro areas — and that’s a sweet opportunity for its community members. Plucking ripe apples straight from your city block means crisp cider at your table.
By Seth Truscott, College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences
PULLMAN, Wash. – Two WSU Extension faculty members won awards this year from the Association of Natural Resource Professionals for their efforts connecting with small forest landowners.
By Seth Truscott, College of Agricultural, Human and Resource Sciences
WAPATO, Wash. – Something in the soil was destroying Andrew Schultz’ grapevines.