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...

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.

Vole Activity Mapping Gives Growers an Eye in the Sky

Vole Activity Mapping Gives Growers an Eye in the Sky Wilbur-Ellis Agribusiness and AeroTract partner to develop a solution that pinpoints vole holes and their effect on yield.   AURORA, Colorado. (December 16, 2021) — There’s a new solution available for growers...

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?