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UPL Agronomic Minute: Identifying Your Pests
UPL Agronomic Minute: Identifying Your Pests
UPL Agronomic Minute: Identifying Your Pests
Identification of specific pests in your orchard is critical for proper pest management.  UPL's John Aigner tell us about aphids, and what control options producers have. If you have a story idea for the PNW Ag Network, call (509) 547-9791, or e-mail glenn.vaag...
Focus On Fruit: 03/09/23
Focus On Fruit: 03/09/23
Focus On Fruit: 03/09/23
In today's Focus On Fruit, we check in with the Washington Apple Commission.     If you have a story idea for the PNW Ag Network, call (509) 547-9791, or e-mail glenn.vaagen@townsquaremedia.com 
Focus On Fruit: 11/10/22
Focus On Fruit: 11/10/22
Focus On Fruit: 11/10/22
In this week's Focus On Fruit, Jennie Strong takes a look at exports and some of the top destinations, during your Washington Apple Update.     If you have a story idea for the PNW Ag Network, call (509) 547-9791, or e-mail glenn.vaagen@to...
Focus On Fruit: 10/27/22
Focus On Fruit: 10/27/22
Focus On Fruit: 10/27/22
We've talked about the size of the Washington apple crop.  How does the quality look?  We put that question before Tim Kovis of the Washington state Tree Fruit Association.     If you have a story idea for the PNW Ag Network, call (509) 547-9791, or e-mail glenn.vaagen@townsquareme...
NW Tree Fruit Growers Hurt By Back-to-Back Odd Weather Years
NW Tree Fruit Growers Hurt By Back-to-Back Odd Weather Years
NW Tree Fruit Growers Hurt By Back-to-Back Odd Weather Years
Industry experts anticipate the 2022 Washington apple crop will be 11% smaller year-over-year when harvest is complete.  But why is this year’s crop smaller?   The Washington state Farm Bureau’s April Clayton, an apple grower in north central Washington, said her crop is down about 33% this year.   “So, if you do ha...
UI Orchard Conference To Remain On-line
UI Orchard Conference To Remain On-line
UI Orchard Conference To Remain On-line
While pandemic restrictions have been lifted, and the area is inching toward normal, the University of Idaho’s Sandpoint Organic Agriculture Center has announced it will host the Heritage Orchard Conference on-line again this year.  School officials say under the virtual format, the conference grew into an international affair for apple growers and researchers, drawing 20 times the number of parti
Despite Washington Drop, National Apple Crop Looks Good
Despite Washington Drop, National Apple Crop Looks Good
Despite Washington Drop, National Apple Crop Looks Good
Last week we told you the 2022 Washington apple crop is expected to be over 11% smaller than last year’s harvest.  This year’s crop is anticipated to be the smallest for the Evergreen state since 2015.  But despite that drop, total U.S. apple production is up this ...
Focus On Fruit for 08/18/22
Focus On Fruit for 08/18/22
Focus On Fruit for 08/18/22
In today's Focus on Fruit, Mark Powers with the Northwest Horticultural Council talks about the balancing act between pesticide application and international trade.     If you have a story idea for the PNW Ag Network, call (509) 547-1618, or e-mail glenn.vaagen@to...

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