Online ResourceOSU's honey bee lab. Has info on recent news, studies and projects, general information, and learning resources relating to honey bees.
NewsletterThe OSU Extension Service in Central Oregon has a program to assist local residents with control of codling moth. Informative timely emails are sent out to interested residents with advice on when and how to treat fruit trees to reduce or prevent infestation
With the commercial acceptance of precocious, size controlling rootstocks and productive self-fertile varieties, cherry production took a giant step forward. Rootstocks such as Gisela 5, 6, 12,...
ArticleThe Rogue Valley early on had a corner on pear production, growing over 24 varieties at its peak. It was noted in the historic records that Medford set quality standards in packing pears and was recognized for that reason by the buyers. The Rogue Valley was the first and largest red pear growing region in the Pacific Northwest in the 1970’s, which saw returns triple over green varieties. In addition, the Rogue Valley set the standard for the quality of Bosc and Comice pears, which have become the two main varieties grown today. Learn about the climate, soils, irrigation, frost protection and pest management for current day harvests.
ArticleThe United States is one of the leading producers of sweet cherries in the world. In the U.S. the majority of cherries are produced in the Pacific Coast states of Washington, Oregon and California with the greatest volume of production in the north.
The last four seasons on the Queener Farm, with over 100 apple varieties, have helped us determine which apples thrive or struggle under organic care. Which ones need less fungicide. Which ones are...