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‘Big data’ leads to better trees via $3 million grant
September 7, 2016

By Seth Truscott, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences

Dorrie-Main-webPULLMAN, Wash. – Scientists at Washington State University are harnessing the power of “big data” to help growers create the next generation of healthy, sustainable forests and tree crops.

Video: Unmanned helicopter tested for rainwater removal
August 11, 2015

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.

Feb. 19, 22: Get hands-on practice at pruning workshop
February 3, 2014

By Kate Halstead, WSU Extension

pruning-160EVERETT, Wash. – The winter dormant season is a good time to prune fruit trees, and a pruning expert who lives in western Washington will conduct a lecture and hands-on workshop Feb. 19 and 22.