Underwood Fruit plans to rebuild after fire

By |October 20th, 2017|

The federal government is investigating a fire that destroyed a pear packing facility in Bingen, Washington, while the company is rerouting its fruit and some of its employees to other Northwest packers.

A better bitter pit predictor

By |October 18th, 2017|

Measuring tree vigor and peel chemistry gives the best indication which fruit is at risk.

Stemilt will use virtual reality for tours at PMA show

By |October 17th, 2017|

Those attending the Produce Marketing Association Fresh Summit will get a glimpse of Stemilt Growers without having to leave the conference.

Independent grower not afraid to try different techniques

By |October 17th, 2017|

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On White Trail Road near Quincy, Washington, just past a development of small homes and a golf course, Roberto Guerrero

European Cherry Fruit Fly found in NY

By |October 16th, 2017|

The U.S. Department of Agriculture officials have confirmed that European Cherry Fruit Fly is now present in Niagara County, New York. The invasive pest was first detected in North America in Ontario, Canada, in 2015.

Good Fruit Grower earns grant for Spanish coverage

By |October 11th, 2017|

The Washington State Department of Agriculture and the U.S. Department of Agriculture have announced this year's recipients of Specialty Crop Block Grant Program funds.

Ferguson joins Pear Bureau

By |October 11th, 2017|

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Neil Ferguson has joined Pear Bureau Northwest as a communications specialist.

Ferguson recently worked as a media content developer for Coroflot,

Produce Safety training courses set for Wenatchee

By |October 11th, 2017|

The Washington State Tree Fruit Association will hold Produce Safety Alliance Grower Training courses on Oct. 24 and 25 in Wenatchee, Washington.

For sale: huge tract in prime Walla Walla location

By |October 11th, 2017|

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It’s a heck of a view for a vineyard. Nobody has planted one yet, but that could soon be about

Average apple harvest likely in U.S.

By |October 10th, 2017|

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U.S. apple growers won’t see a record crop this season, though tough weather conditions for domestic and foreign competitors in

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