Big supply of juice grapes = low prices

By |January 7th, 2016|

Juice grape prices are likely to remain flat this year, but 2017 could be brighter for growers.

Strong start for 2015 apple crop

By |January 6th, 2016|

Prices going up after Washington growers harvest third-largest crop ever.

Mexico to impose duties on U.S. apples

By |January 6th, 2016|

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The Mexican government is imposing provisional duties on most U.S. apple exports, beginning Jan. 7, as its investigation continues into

Nick Plath, a young grower from George, Washington

By |December 30th, 2015|

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grower / George, Washington
age / 26
crops / Apples, cherries, and wine grapes
business / Washington Fruit and Produce Company
family background /

WSTFA renews officers

By |December 30th, 2015|

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The Washington State Tree Fruit Association’s slate of officers will remain the same in 2016.

Treasurer Jordan Matson of Matson Fruit

New vice president for Oregon Cherry Growers

By |December 30th, 2015|

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Oregon Cherry Growers has named Chantal Wright as its new vice president of sales and business development. Wright will lead

Cherries and apples fuel demand for U.S. food in China

By |December 30th, 2015|

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Chinese online shoppers love American food, with U.S. cherries and apples among the most popular sellers, says Fortune magazine.

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Tree Fruit Day in Olympia planned for January 26

By |December 30th, 2015|

Don’t miss out on a one-day opportunity to have your voice heard by Washington lawmakers

New focus on grade standards

By |December 28th, 2015|

Hort council aims for industry involvement to help monitor other nations’ quality metrics.

Avoiding heat-related illness

By |December 28th, 2015|

Study finds workers paid piece rate tend to work harder and take fewer breaks, increasing the risk of heat-related illness symptoms.

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