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Washington state expands apple maggot quarantine area

By |January 10th, 2017|

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After finding apple maggot in the southeastern corner of Lincoln County, the Washington State Department of Agriculture has expanded its

Ag Safety Day coming to Wenatchee and Yakima in Feb.

By |January 9th, 2017|

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Washington State Labor and Industries and the Governor’s Industrial Safety and Health Advisory Board are hosting the 13th Annual Agriculture Safety Day. 

Public input requested on labor practices charter

By |January 6th, 2017|

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The Produce Marketing Association and United Fresh Produce Association are seeking public input on a draft framework for responsible labor

Mid-Columbia pear grower position up for nomination

By |January 4th, 2017|

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Pear growers will elect nominees for positions on the Fresh Pear Committee (FPC) of Marketing Order #927.  The committee is

Mercer to be honored with Rising Star Award

By |January 4th, 2017|

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Rob Mercer, owner of Mercer Estates Winery, will be honored with the Rising Star Award from the Pasco, Washington, Chamber

Additional scholarships available for Washington farmers market convention

By |January 4th, 2017|

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The Washington State Farmers Market Association has received funding for an additional 25 specialty crop farmers to attend the group’s

U.S., New Zealand win WTO ag dispute with Indonesia

By |December 23rd, 2016|

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A World Trade Organization settlement panel on Dec. 22 ruled that Indonesia’s restrictions on horticultural products, animals and animal products

Pazazz hits market early

By |December 21st, 2016|

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Pazazz, a new apple variety from Honeybear Brands, was expected to hit stores early.

The apple was expected in grocery stores in

Trinka, Veliquettes honored at Great Lakes Expo

By |December 16th, 2016|

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Dave Trinka and twin brothers Gene and Dean Veliquette, were honored by the Michigan State Horticultural Society with its Distinguished

Fresh Pear Committee nominations set for January meeting

By |December 14th, 2016|

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Pear growers will elect nominees for positions on the Fresh Pear Committee of Marketing Order No. 927.

The committee is responsible

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