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Ag groups respond to Trump’s proposed budget

By |May 24th, 2017|

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Here is an ongoing roundup of responses to President Donald Trump’s federal budget proposal, which was released Tuesday, May 23.
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Pscheidt: How to rate viruses

By |May 22nd, 2017|

With three-dozen different viruses that can be found on cherry trees, which ones do growers need to worry about?

Seattle Times: Tree Top uses surplus peaches to feed hungry

By |May 19th, 2017|

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From The Seattle Times:
There’s the old adage, “When life gives you lemons, make lemonade.”

Tree Top, the food processing co-op based

BC Tree Fruits Cooperative issues cherry forecast

By |May 17th, 2017|

The BC Tree Fruits Cooperative is estimating a 2017 crop of 12 million pounds of cherries, according to a news release issued Wednesday.

Processed Pear Committee looking for public member nominations

By |May 15th, 2017|

The public member position of the Processed Pear Committee will be up for nomination during the committee's annual meeting.

WSU offering free soil testing

By |May 11th, 2017|

WSU Extension is offering free soil health testing to a limited number of growers in Eastern Washington.

FSMA Water Quality Testing Workshops

By |April 27th, 2017|

Registration for the Washington State FSMA Water Quality Testing Workshops is now open. The Washington State Tree Fruit Association will host two workshops in collaboration with the Western Center for Food Safety (WCFS) from UC Davis, the Northwest Horticultural Council and the Washington Tree Fruit Research Commission, on May 9 in Yakima and May 11 in Wenatchee.

Who knew? DNA research shows honeycrisp has a royal ancestor.

By |April 26th, 2017|

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A University of Minnesota researcher has found new answers to the origin of Honeycrisp and if apples had blood, this

Northwest pear growers will continue marketing order

By |April 20th, 2017|

Overwhelming majorities in favor of order

Where can I get training to be prepared for FSMA?

By |March 29th, 2017|

Answers to your food safety questions

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