Soil, site, irrigation, selection, pruning/thinning, and integrated pest management.
Umatilla County is the apple capital of Oregon and produces ~2200 acres of apples.
Gardeners with small-scale orchards can take advantage of hazelnut varieties bred in recent years at Oregon State University that resist eastern filbert blight.
This root rot look-alike is endangering wheat, grass, and barley. Learn the signs, symptoms, and controls of this disease.
Excessive summer irrigation of oak and madrone trees may promote fungal diseases such as the oak root fungus (aka armillaria root disease) and crown rot.
The Rogue Valley growers were pioneers in pear production, growing over 24 varieties and setting quality standards in packing pears. The Rogue Valley was the first and largest red pear growing region in the Pacific Northwest in...
Pacific Northwest blueberry growers must identify and control a number of bacterial and fungal diseases in order to ensure the highest yields. Fortunately, only a few of the diseases that occur on highbush blueberry in this region cause significant losses when left unchecked.