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New York Apple CEO retiring

By |June 22nd, 2016|

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Jim Allen will retire as president and CEO of New York Apple Association Inc., effective Jan. 2, 2017.

He has heads

Meet candidates for WSU’s “crucial” Food Safety Specialist position

By |June 16th, 2016|

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WSU is inviting growers and others to participate in the selection of its Food Safety Specialist.

Here is the announcement:
During the

July 1 is deadline for USDA producer grants

By |June 13th, 2016|

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Growers who might be interested in building a cidery or a packing facility or a processor or a grower-owned co-operative

Tree fruit industry awards $1 million in scholarships

By |May 5th, 2016|

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The Washington Apple Education Foundation (WAEF) has reached a milestone of awarding $1 million in a single year to college-bound

WSTFA schedules recall ready workshops for late March

By |March 10th, 2016|

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The Washington State Tree Fruit Association is sponsoring one-day United Fresh Recall Ready workshops in Yakima and Wenatchee in late

Washington growers can dispose of unwanted pesticides in May events

By |March 8th, 2016|

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The Washington State Department of Agriculture has schedule two events for growers to dispose of unwanted pesticides.

Here’s the announcement:
Currently, the

Pears qualify for Heart-Check certification

By |March 8th, 2016|

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The American Heart Association has certified Green and Red Anjou pears from USA Pears as heart-healthy.

The certification allows Pear Bureau

Women in Agriculture Conference on March 19

By |March 2nd, 2016|

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On March 19, the 2016 Women in Agriculture Conference will offer women in Washington, Idaho, Oregon, Montana and Alaska a

Wine Foundation scholarships deadline is March 15

By |February 24th, 2016|

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The Washington Wine Industry Foundation is offering over $30,000 in scholarships for undergraduate and post-graduate students studying viticulture, enology or related disciplines.

Pruning cankers in the winter

By |February 24th, 2016|

Winter pruning of cankers can help to reduce bacterial spot in peaches and nectarines.

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