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24 specialty crop proposals in Wa State receive $4.1m

By |October 16th, 2015|

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The Washington State Department of Agriculture says that it will award approximately $4.1 million in grant funding through the U.S.

WSU AgWeatherNet director leaving

By |October 13th, 2015|

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The director of Washington State University’s AgWeatherNet program, Gerrit Hoogenboom, has accepted a position at the University of Florida beginning

Hort Council’s Chris Schlect selected to meet China’s leader in Seattle

By |September 16th, 2015|

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Chris Schlect, President of Northwest Horticultural Council, has been invited to join a select group to greet Chinese President Xi

New report documents 8.5% annual growth in Washington’s wine industry

By |September 14th, 2015|

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A new economic report documents the growing impact of Washington State’s wine industry.

The study details the economic and fiscal impacts

WSU reports on growth in organic tree fruit

By |September 14th, 2015|

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Organic apples grown and packed in Washington state in the 2013-14 season had a total f.o.b. value of more than

Webinar scheduled as worker survey heads to Washington growers

By |September 4th, 2015|

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The Washington Farm Labor Association is providing a webinar for growers who will be surveyed this month about foreign worker

Grower, philanthropist Marvin Sundquist, 1926-2015

By |August 31st, 2015|

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Marvin Sundquist, retired owner of Sundquist Fruit and Cold Storage in Yakima, Washington, died Saturday. He was 89.

Sundquist Fruit &

Books introduce kids to farming

By |August 29th, 2015|

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Octane Press, a publisher based in Austin, Texas, is producing a line of books aimed at children featuring Case IH

ReTain registered for double dose

By |August 28th, 2015|

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has approved a new label for the growth regulator ReTain (aminoethoxyvinylglycine) that allows pome fruit

WAEF scholarships total $850,000 for 225 students

By |August 27th, 2015|

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The Washington Apple Education Foundation has awarded 225 new and renewing students with scholarship support this spring. Funding for the

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