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    Obama’s immigration order reduces risk of growers losing current employees

Obama’s immigration order reduces risk of growers losing current employees

By |November 25th, 2014|

 

I recently saw a movie where the main character had a sticker on his mirror that read: “A [...]

Hort Council appoints information specialist

By |November 21st, 2014|

Drew Toop will join the staff of the Northwest Horticultural Council as regulatory information specialist on December 8. Toop, [...]

Remote pest managment with automated traps

By |November 20th, 2014|

With an electronic trap and wireless network, growers can spend less time scouting in the orchard.

Daniel Symms, 1961-2014

By |November 16th, 2014|

Daniel Thomas Symms, great-grandson of the founder of Symms Fruit Ranch in Caldwell, Idaho, died from cancer on October [...]

Growers sought for Piqa pears

By |November 16th, 2014|

The New Zealand company Prevar is looking for orchardists in North America who would like to grow new Piqa [...]

New organization to promote Australia’s horticulture industry

By |November 16th, 2014|

A new organization called Horticulture Innovation Australia Limited has been formed to replace Horticulture Australia Limited (HAL) and undertake [...]

Network promotes Prosser wines

By |November 16th, 2014|

A new organization called Prosser Wine Network was formed in Washington State last spring to promote Prosser wines. The [...]

New EPA program focuses on pesticide drift reduction

By |November 16th, 2014|

The Environmental Protection Agency has announced a voluntary Drift Reduction Technology (DRT) program to encourage the use of safer [...]

Washington State University to develop genomic database

By |November 16th, 2014|

Washington State University has been awarded a five-year $2 million grant to build and maintain a national system for sharing [...]

Apple art winner

By |November 14th, 2014|

Laura Ramirez, 18, of Sunnyside, Washington, was the grand-prize winner in the Washington Apple Education Foundation’s Year of the [...]