Vincent Hebert: Use of Herbicides in Diverse Agricultural Areas

RICHLAND, Wash. – Grape vineyards in regions of mixed field crops historically have been exposed to herbicides, presumably from a combination of local spray drift and regional off-target movement. A free, public presentation – “Ill Wind for Washington Grapes? Continuing Concern with the Use of Potent Broadleaf Herbicides in Diverse Agriculture,” by Vincent R. Hebert… » More ...

Integrated Pest Management at Work

A team of WSU researchers and their wine-industry collaborators are the winners of the 2007 Integrated Pest Management Team Award. WSU Entomologist Doug Walsh discusses his team's award-winning IPM strategy in a vineyard in Prosser, Wash. Photo: Brian Clark. The award is given each year to the team that successfully implements an integrated pest management… » More ...

HIPPOs in the House

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HIPPOs, a novel strategy for improving the control of mites and insects in hops and grapes, is being developed by WSU associate professor of entomology David James. James and his research team are working on multiple field experiments with the potential to improve pest management, not only in hops and grapes, but also in a… » More ...