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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

Washington horticulturalist Fred Valentine dies

By |December 12th, 2016|

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Fred Valentine, a longtime field horticulturist and former president of the Washington State Horticultural Association, died December 4. He was

WSTFA annual meeting — Wednesday wrapup

By |December 7th, 2016|

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Farm transfer planning and lending were the topics in one Wednesday morning session about “Future Farmers” at the Washington State

Industry giant Bill Evans dies

By |December 6th, 2016|

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Bill Evans, co-founder and president of Evans Fruit Co., died early Tuesday morning. He was 87. His death was confirmed

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