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More bees lost in summer than winter

By |July 13th, 2015|

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Twenty-three percent of managed honeybee colonies were lost during the past winter, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. That’s

Schlect appointed to USDA committee

By |July 13th, 2015|

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Chris Schlect, president of the Northwest Horticultural Council, has been reappointed to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Policy Advisory

McGrath to lead Washington Agriculture and Forestry Education Foundation

By |June 19th, 2015|

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Sheryl McGrath has been appointed to succeed Dave Roseleip as president of the Washington Agriculture and Forestry Education Foundation.

Roseleip retired

Washington Apple Commission hires export coordinator

By |June 19th, 2015|

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Lindsey Huber has joined the Washington Apple Commission staff in Wenatchee as export marketing coordinator.

Huber earned a degree in agribusiness

Holtzinger Fruit Company hires Dave Henze as president

By |June 16th, 2015|

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Dave Henze has been appointed president of Holtzinger Fruit Company in Yakima, Washington, to succeed David Lawrence.

Henze has more than

WSU appoints Penn State’s DuPont to succeed Smith

By |June 16th, 2015|

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Tianna DuPont, extension educator with Pennsylvania State University, has been appointed by Washington State University to succeed Tim Smith as

Many WAFLA workers cleared to cross border

By |June 12th, 2015|

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(Updated June 18)
Nearly 200 workers who were designated for cherry harvest in Washington have been granted visa wavers by the

New guide focuses on non-crop host plants used by spotted wing drosophila

By |June 1st, 2015|

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Spotted wing drosophila do not depend on fruit and berry growers’ crops for their food, shelter, and reproduction. They can

Michigan Association of Pomesters honor Klein

By |April 30th, 2015|

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Joe Klein Sr., owner of Royal J. Klein and Son Orchard of Sparta, Michigan, has been named Fruit Person of

Brunner named Apple Citizen

By |April 30th, 2015|

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Dr. Jay Brunner, who has played a key role in the transition to softer pest management programs in tree fruits

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