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For many years, Montana sweet cherries were marketed as the tail end of the Washington State crop, not having much of an identity of their own. But more recently, growers in Montana have worked to project a better image of what they think are better cherries and to get a better price for them. Read More »

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With temperatures rising and water restrictions starting in Washington and other western states, several announcements to help growers through the coming season are cropping up. Below are a few notices for water related aid, tips, and workshops that are available to growers.
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Montana cherry growers save the best till last

For many years, Montana sweet cherries were marketed as the tail end of the Washington State crop, not having much of an identity of their own. But more recently, growers in Montana have worked to project a better image of what they think are better cherries and to get a better price for them.

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