Drought-related stress on trees will likely lead to a slightly smaller almond crop in California this year, industry officials have predicted. The crop estimate comes after last year's crop came in smaller than expected.
Using mating disruption techniques against moths helped hazelnut growers reduce pesticide use along
The first U.S. apple variety other than Red and Golden Delicious have been shipped directly to China under a new agreement.
University of Idaho researchers have been awarded a $163,000 grant from the Idaho State Department o
Sunblock made from micronized calcium carbonate doesn’t work for all varieties, but it can minimize sunburn and heat stress for two of Jackson County’s mainstay commercial crops, Red Anjous and Comice.
Winds pushed a grass fire into the north end of Wenatchee, Wash., late Sunday, June 28, burning more than two dozen homes and several tree fruit businesses and causing the evacuation of hundreds of residences.
Winds accelerated a grass fire into the north end of Wenatchee, Wash., late Sunday, June 28, burning more than a dozen homes and several tree fruit industry-related businesses and causing the evacuation of hundreds of residences.
The Almond Board of California announced $2.5 million in research into water efficiency, honeybee health and best practices for the coming fiscal year as the industry faces criticism from environmentalists.
A slightly smaller U.S. apple crop in 2015 should help wholesale apple prices and grower returns improve. Heat damage is a growing concern for the Washington crop.
Tart cherries are fewer to be be found this year mainly due to a late May freeze in Michigan.
Marmorated stink bugs pose threat to vineyards and orchards in the Northwest.
Washington State Department of Agriculture's summer search for gypsy moths will be confined to west of the Cascades.
Rain, heat, drought and lack of labor has nibbled at the Pacific Northwest cherry crop, reducing it 10 to 20 percent. Demand is good heading into Fourth of July sales.
Spotted wing drosophila pressure worse this year in Willamette Valley.