Irrigation Around Honeycrisp

Since its release into the world out of Minnesota in 1991, the Honeycrisp has become one of the most sought-after apple varieties on the market. Unique in that the flesh has larger cells that burst when bitten into releasing more juice, Honeycrisp was bred for its...

Can PURIC® Humic Acid Increase Water Holding Capacity of Soils?

Much of the west is facing water shortages and many growers will not receive full allotments of water to grow their crops. The literature is ripe with citations of humic substances and organic matter increasing soil water holding capacity, but can applications of a...

Strategies to Optimize Soil Moisture

Optimum soil moisture involves more than the amount of water you are applying. Wilbur-Ellis has the right tools for greater water holding capacity, improving your water retention, and your irrigation water management. Changing weather patterns, recurring drought, and...

Spring Soil Sampling

With spring approaching fast and plans to come together rapidly, consider how your fertility, irrigation, and horticulture decisions will be made and evaluated this year. When it comes to samples and laboratory tests, there are many options.

Water Management Compliance and TNS

Farming is hard and change is not painless. Complying with the myriad of government regulations and 3rd party standards now required by retailers makes those truths even more difficult.

Eye in the Sky Giving a Leg Up in Vole Control

Like many Willamette Valley grass seed producers, Monroe, Oregon, farmer Tony Stroda has incurred significant losses to voles over the past two years, both in crop damage and from the cost to purchase and apply bait. Today, Stroda is banking on a technology that he...