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Extend the Life of Your Virus Infected Vineyard

Grapevine Leafroll Virus 3 is one of the biggest challenges facing us in Eastern Washington wine-growing areas. In the years since the discovery that Grape Mealybug was the vector for Leafroll Virus 3 we knew it would be just a matter of time before we would see widespread effects of the virus without good pest control.

Effects of wildfire smoke

As if extreme heat weren’t enough, certain areas of the state have been bombarded with smoke from the many wildfires that recently burned across the West. What effect does the resulting filtered sunlight have on apples?

A New Layer of Data from Trace Genomics

The gap in fully understanding soil chemistry has always been a lack of data for the unseen portion of the plant: the root system and soil rhizosphere. This is where Trace Genomics—Wilbur Ellis’ impressive new offering in analytics—comes in.

Post-Harvest Irrigation Management

Almond harvest is not only stressful for growers trying to deliver nuts to the processor—it’s also inherently stressful for the trees. For several reasons, it’s not uncommon for orchards to go through weeks of dry periods in which irrigation is withheld.