Clean Plant Center Northwest

USDA undersecretary encounters research for specialty crops at Prosser

A U.S. Department of Agriculture visit shares grant-funded advances in smart technology, virus-free plants, biotic and abiotic stresses, and training the next-generation workforce.

WSDA and USDA Prosser visit 2024

Task force seeks new defenses against resurgent, cherry-devastating disease

Cherry trees infected with Little Cherry Disease bear small, bitter or bland fruits that often lack attractive coloring. The disease is a significant concern for growers, reducing yields and eventually causing fruit to fail entirely.…

Tree branches bearing large numbers of small, red as well as pale cherries.