Most “sick tree” problems can be traced back to underlying stresses that have reduced the tree's vigor, making it more vulnerable to diseases or insect pests.
Differences between processed and organic fertilizers are explained in this article.
A guide for how to collect and where to get a sample analyzed for plant diseases.
A codling moth goes through several stages in its life cycle. If you're trying to prevent damage to apples and other fruit, it helps to know when adults and larvae are active.
A summary of the main trunk diseases causing issues in Oregon and management methods.
In the last few years there is an increasing interest in high density systems, especially in the Pacific Northwest
The U.S. Pacific Northwest is the most important sweet cherry production region in North America, however, as recently as the early 1990's fresh cherry production consisted primarily of one variety, 'Bing'. In recent years there has been increased interest in new varieties.
The 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.