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Kurt Schlect, 1954-2017

By |February 9th, 2017|

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Kurt Don Schlect, a lifelong grower in the Yakima Valley, passed away Feb. 5 at the University of Washington Medical Center

Growers needed for cherry index chart survey

By |February 6th, 2017|

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Washington State University and Oregon State University are looking for growers to complete a survey regarding the development of an

NGWI picks 13 board members, 3 officers

By |February 6th, 2017|

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Thirteen board members and three officers were elected at the National Grape & Wine Initiative annual meeting last week in

G.S. Long Winter Ag Academy meets Feb. 15 in Kennewick

By |January 31st, 2017|

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The next G.S. Long Winter Ag Academy will be Feb 15 at the Three Rivers Convention Center in Kennewick, Washington.

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WSU Extension hosts Organic Pest and Disease “Fruit School” March 14 and 15

By |January 31st, 2017|

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Washington State Tree Fruit Research and Extension Center is sponsoring a conference in March on organic pest and disease management.

The

New webcast talks about fire blight resistance to antibiotics

By |January 25th, 2017|

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The Plant Management Network has released a new web presentation called “Fire Blight and Streptomycin Resistance.”

The webcast covers the biological

Oregon Grower Bob Bailey named 2017 Cherry King

By |January 20th, 2017|

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Bob Bailey of Orchard View Farms in The Dalles, Oregon, was named the 2017 Cherry King at the Cherry Institute

Grape and wine research review rescheduled for Jan. 30-31

By |January 18th, 2017|

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The Washington State Grape and Wine Research Program’s research review has been rescheduled for January 30 and 31 at the

Oregon’s largest apple grower sells to Washington company

By |January 13th, 2017|

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Earl Brown & Sons, the largest apple grower and packer in Oregon, has been sold to the Foreman Fruit Co.

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

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