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USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) has made up to $3.8 million in funding available to support research, education and extension t... more »
If you’ve decided growing hard cider apples might be profitable, you’ve probably got a few questions rolling around in your brain – among others... more »
The application period for Western Growers Center for Innovation & Technology (WGCIT) Scholarship Program is now open. The scholarship program pro... more »
Production of seedless fruits is an under-estimated tool for improving food security, research shows. The opportunity to produce bountiful levels o... more »
Treating bees with light therapy can counteract the harmful effects of neonicotinoid pesticides and improve survival rates of poisoned bees, finds a n... more »
Many fungal pathogens cause decay on apple with significant economic losses for packers. The Washington industry is familiar with pathogens like blue ... more »
Periodically growers have asked for information on growing strawberries and raspberries in containers. Thanks to our Specialty Crop Research Initiativ... more »