Anticipation and Flexibility: Day 1, Hort Show morning wrap

By |December 4th, 2017|

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Plan ahead, but stay nimble, Michael Swanson, an agricultural economist with Wells Fargo, told several hundred growers Monday at the

Anel Dorantes, a young grower from Tieton, Washington

By |December 4th, 2017|

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family background / Anel grew up on her father’s farm with five younger brothers and sisters and has since taken

An Oregon trailblazer: 2017 Grower of the year

By |November 30th, 2017|

Curiosity, sharing and innovation drive Mike Omeg, a fifth-generation cherry grower.

A grower with industry influence: 2017 Grower of the year

By |November 30th, 2017|

Grower of the Year Mike Omeg has an impressive list of industry contributions and accomplishments.

Omeginsanity — ‘I was a little bit shocked’: 2017 Grower of the year

By |November 30th, 2017|

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Mike Omeg does not know who started the jokes about his massive new trellises, but he has heard them. One

Bee haulers get delay in complying with new federal rules

By |November 28th, 2017|

The federal government has granted truckers who haul live animals, including honeybees destined for tree fruit pollination duty, a 90-day reprieve from enforcement of electronic logging device requirements.

Motivation, worker protection among topics for Spanish sessions: Annual Meeting Preview

By |November 28th, 2017|

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A motivational speech and details about updated federal Worker Protection Standards are among topics slated for Spanish sessions at the

Avoiding the pitfalls: Expo 2017 Preview

By |November 27th, 2017|

Managing relationships is an important key to family farms: Great Lakes Farm Market EXPO

California Supreme Court rules against farm owners

By |November 27th, 2017|

From the Los Angeles Times: "California’s highest court decided unanimously Monday that farmers may have a labor contract imposed on them if negotiations with a union fail to produce an agreement."

Gökhan Öztürk’s fruitful journey

By |November 22nd, 2017|

Turkish fruit breeder visits Washington to gain insights into fruit breeding at WSU.

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