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Mechanical grape thinning pays off for growers

12/11/2013 11:27:12 AM

Mechanical grape thinning is beginning to pay dividends for western New York growers. The technique involves... Read more.


UPDATED: Honeybee groups sue EPA over insecticide registration

12/10/2013 4:03:24 PM

Beekeeping groups have filed a challenge against the Environmental Protection Agency over its approval... Read more.


Grafted blueberry trees could enhance mechanical harvesting

12/09/2013 6:10:00 AM

Blueberry production costs may be reduced if the fruit were to grow on trees rather than bushes. Wei... Read more.




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'Scary dancers' may help control birds in fruit crops

12/05/2013 4:32:53 PM

Those large, inflatable dancing creatures commonly seen at car dealerships may have a place in agriculture... Read more.


Texas researcher seeks alternate potato zebra chip controls

12/05/2013 5:40:00 AM

Rather than hitting potato psyllids with a barrage of insecticides, one Texas AgriLife Extension plant... Read more.


Macro Plastics unveils hybrid plastic-wood bin

12/05/2013 1:58:04 PM

(CORRECTED) WENATCHEE, Wash. — Macro Plastics used the Northwest Horticultural Expo to introduce the Hybrid... Read more.


Scientists complete genetic fingerprint of pest

12/04/2013 5:54:25 PM

A group of scientists has published the genome and accompanying sequence data for the spotted wing... Read more.



Four Washington tree fruit groups consider consolidation

12/04/2013 5:51:47 PM

WENATCHEE, Wash. — Plans to consolidate four Washington state tree fruit trade groups into one... Read more.


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