Crops & Soil

Crops & Soil
Dan Wheat

Apple, pear growers struggle with fire blight

YAKIMA, Wash. — Fire blight, a bacteria that kills apple and pear trees, has been an accelerating problem the last three springs in Central Washington orchards.

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FDA outlines food safety guidance for farmers

PORTLAND — Federal food regulators outlined their proposed “guidance” to help the farm industry understand how new regulations will be implemented during a Nov. 27

Webinars target organic farming in the West

The Organic Farming Research Foundation and eOrganic will host a series of eight free webinar trainings on organic farming and soil health in the western

Specialty farm produces salad mixes

Eugene, Ore. — When Daniel Walters was young and pursuing music, his grandmother told him that he needed to be a farmer. Although the concept

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