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.

Reconstructing WSU’s sweet breeding program

By |May 15th, 2017|

Changes make the WSU sweet cherry breeding program more efficient and focused to set up its new breeder for success.

WSDA dedicates research greenhouse to study plant viruses

By |May 11th, 2017|

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The newest research greenhouse in Prosser, Washington, will dramatically expedite and expand the tree fruit industry’s ability to identify viruses

H-2A expands despite costs

By |May 11th, 2017|

Even with political questions, legal risks and high costs, growers across the U.S. continue to hire foreign guest workers.

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.

Modernizing the nursery with machines

By |May 11th, 2017|

Improvements in machines bring increased adaptation.

Grower shares family’s succession story

By |May 11th, 2017|

Planning for the future

What’s next with FSMA?

By |May 10th, 2017|

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Most regulations tied to passage of the Food Safety Modernization Act won’t take effect until January 2018, but that doesn’t

Round One estimate of new cherry crop: 21.8 million 20-pound boxes

By |May 4th, 2017|

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The first cherry crop prediction of the year calls for a big, if late, season.

Growers expect to harvest about 21.8

The buzz is growing for Cosmic Crisp

By |May 4th, 2017|

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Cosmic Crisp has been a huge topic among growers for years, and now the variety is gaining profile in the

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