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Did you know that one of the tricks to making good wine is reducing the amount of water given to the vine at a certain time each year? WSU graduate student Xiaochi Ma's research is focused on finding the ideal grape quality for wine that’s also sustainable. Read more.
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Did you know that the celiac-inducing factors in wheat are actually historical genetic remnants found in older “heirloom” types as well as modern varieties? For the 1% of us who suffer from celiac disease, new gene editing techniques will make celiac-safe wheat possible in the near future. Read more.
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This is the third year of “multiple severe fire blight infection periods during bloom,” according to WSU Tree Fruit. Read more.
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Washington hop acreage has grown 42 percent over the past five years, with 38,438 acres harvested in 2017, according to Hop Growers of America. Read more.
Photo: Kathy Plonka/Spokesman Review
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A great profile of one of our growers in Walla Walla! Read more.
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The first industry estimate of Northwest cherries — released in early May — puts the crop at 22.6 million 20-pound cartons, down double digits from a year ago, but it looks like the cherries will be bigger this season! Read more.
Photo Courtesy Domex Superfresh Growers
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Limited release of MSU’s dwarfing rootstocks gives growers a chance to experiment. Read more.
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Tests are underway to see how native plants may help control pests in vineyards by attracting beneficial insects. Read more.
Photo: Kate Prengaman/Good Fruit Grower