We create flyers each month to share information with you about the cool things we do at the HCRU!
Our most recent flyers are at the top and the previous flyers follow chronologically downward. Click on the title you’re interested in to learn more!
This flyer introduces a new member, Jeff DeLong, to the USDA-ARS HCRU at the WSU, Mount Vernon Northwestern Research Extension Center. DeLong is a supporting research scientist for the unit, he will be aiding in research of small fruit diseases focusing on raspberry and blueberry crops! Read more about Jeff in the flyer. USDA InnovationsContinue reading “10 – Introducing Jeff DeLong, a Supporting Research Scientist”
This flyer is about a human-safe pest control for Drosophila suzukii regarding feeding preference and mortality of the pest by USDA-ARS HCRU’s lab technician, Briana Price. USDA Innovations Flyer – 9
This flyer is about a project a recent graduate of the HCRU, Chelsea Newbold, partook in. Chelsea worked with a group of fungicides in agriculture and studied their effect on a grape powdery mildew pathogen! Read more in the flyer to hear details of this project! USDA Innovations Flyer – 8
This flyer introduces one of our newest hires, Dr. Claire Luby! Dr. Luby will be our new Blueberry Breeder & Geneticist. She is well-experienced and we are beyond excited to get to work with her. Welcome aboard, Claire! USDA Innovations Flyer 2021-7
Congratulations to the 2021 OSU graduates working at the HCRU. Thank you for all of your hard work and best of luck with your future endeavors! We look forward to seeing what the future has in store for all of you. Graduates 2021 Flyer
This flyer re-introduces a current HCRU employee, Dr. Michael Hardigan! Dr. Hardigan has recently started his new position as the HCRU’s Caneberry breeder and geneticist (this week!). Congratulations on the new position, Michael! USDA Innovations 2021-6
This flyer introduces a new employee to the Horticultural Crops Research Unit, Dr. Dimitre Mollov. This flyer gives some background on Dr. Mollov and projects he has been part of in the past. Dr. Mollov is the HCRU’s new small fruit virologist and we are excited to work with him and share this news! USDAContinue reading “5 – Introducing our New Small Fruits Virologist, Dimitre Mollov”
This flyer re-introduces a current employee of the HCRU, Dr. Cedar Hesse! Cedar has recently begun providing bioinformatic support to our small fruit community within the HCRU as a Category 3 scientist. Congratulations, Cedar! USDA Innovations 2021-4
This flyer introduces one of our newest community members, Devin Rippner! Devin will be joining our USDA-ARS community in Prosser, WA as our new research viticulture soil scientist. We are excited to have Devin on our team! USDA Innovations 2021-3
This flyer focuses on how salinity in soil tested in different production systems and a sandy loam soil might alter productivity and nutrition of basil! USDA Innovations 2021-2
This is our end-of-January USDA Innovations flyer. We’re starting off this year with a very interesting topic (per usual with our flyers 😉 ), the use of remotely piloted aerial systems (RPAS, aka drones!!) for monitoring crop health. USDA Innovations 2021-1
This flyer will teach you a little bit about the use of Ultraviolet spectrum C radiation (UV-C) and chemical management to test their control of powdery mildew (if you don’t already know it)! USDA Innovations 2020-16
This flyer is the first of a “mini-series” we’re doing that focuses on something a little new and fun, celestial blackberries! Specifically on our ‘eclipse’ blackberry! These are new innovations with the USDA and we’re so happy to share our product with you! USDA Innovations 2020-4
Here is a quick-read flyer for you about some research one of our graduate students (who recently graduated with their Master’s!), Katerina Velasco-Graham, has been conducting. It focuses on a well-known pest, Azalea Lace Bug. USDA Innovations 2020-3
This flyer is about some research one of our graduate students, Gabriel Sacher, has been performing. It focuses on boxwood blight in the Willamette Valley. USDA Innovations 2020-2
Meet our new Research Leader, Inga Zasada! Here you’ll find a brief description about who she is and what her research focuses on! USDA Innovations 2020-1
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