By Jeffrey Dennison, WSU Tri-Cities PROSSER, Wash. – Washington State University is partnering with Digital Harvest Corp. to test an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) that could provide a safer, less expensive means to blow rainwater off cherry orchards to avoid fruit losses.
By Rachel Webber, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences PROSSER, Wash. – Autumn weather in Washington typically becomes increasingly active from September to November, but that was not the case in 2013. September kicked off the season with a superstorm, one of the highlights of the fall.
WSU Extension agriculture scientist Steve Van Vleet holds frost-damaged wheat removed from a farmer’s field near St. John, Wash. The May frost stressed 17 acres, leaving the wheat vulnerable to disease as well, he said. (Photo by Linda Weiford, WSU News) COLFAX, Wash. – May, with its promise of begonias and bumblebees, threw a […]