Geraldine Warner

WSU team taking on cherry disease

By |May 18th, 2015|

Little cherry virus 2 is spread by mealybugs

New farm-worker housing opens

By |May 7th, 2015|

The Cashmere, Washington, facility can house 200 people.

Sharing workers saves costs

By |May 7th, 2015|

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Small growers who can’t justify the high costs of employing foreign guest workers through the H-2A program can reduce the

H-2A is doable – with help

By |May 7th, 2015|

Get the housing and transportation parts right, growers advise.

Make sure workers are happy

By |May 7th, 2015|

Supervisors must treat them with dignity and respect.

Growers League opens farmworker housing

By |May 6th, 2015|

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U.S. Congressman Dan Newhouse took the opportunity to visit the new Brender Creek seasonal farmworker housing complex in Cashmere while

Dealing with DACA

By |May 5th, 2015|

Programs allow undocumented workers to defer deportation, but present pitfalls for employers.

Litigation lurks

By |May 5th, 2015|

Attorneys are looking for opportunities to sue, says a grower who’s spent years fighting a frivolous lawsuit.

McFerson applies for WSU director job

By |April 20th, 2015|

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Dr. Jim McFerson, manager of the Washington Tree Fruit Research Commission for the past 14 years, has applied for the

Promising pear rootstocks

By |April 16th, 2015|

Researchers study Amelanchier and quince selections as pear rootstocks for Pacific Northwest.

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