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Is it really clean? Aggressive cleaning makes big difference

By |February 23rd, 2017|

Study shows areas with floor, wall damage are key harborage sites for Listeria.

Second day of IFTA conference highlights tree systems, rootstocks and awards

By |February 22nd, 2017|

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The second day of the International Fruit Tree Association’s 60 annual conference featured a slew of speakers on topics including

First day of IFTA tours focuses on the future

By |February 21st, 2017|

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The first day of orchard tours at the International Fruit Tree Association’s 60th annual conference in Washington featured a central

Blazing a trail for female growers

By |February 15th, 2017|

International Fruit Tree Association launches women’s group to provide education, mentorship.

Speakers dig into geological topics on final day of wine grape grower meetings

By |February 10th, 2017|

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It’s taken for granted that everyone attending the Washington Winegrowers meeting in Kennewick, Washington believes in the state’s wine industry.

Clusters along the Columbia

By |February 9th, 2017|

Next to towering basalt cliffs, Washington winemaker finds great climate for growing grapes.

Second day of wine grape grower meetings focuses on farming by phenology

By |February 8th, 2017|

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As a snowstorm raged outside, attendees at the Washington Winegrowers conference in Kennewick, Washington were eager to talk about spring

New name announced for Washington’s wine grape growers

By |February 7th, 2017|

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The Washington Association of Wine Grape Growers kicked off its annual meeting with a big announcement: a name change.

The organization

Times for new vines

By |February 6th, 2017|

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The largest player in Washington’s wine industry, Ste. Michelle Wine Estates, estimates it will need to replace 5 percent of

Targeting bacterial pathogens in cold storage with ozone

By |January 26th, 2017|

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Much is still unknown about contamination risks from pathogens in fruit packing warehouses. Researchers across the country are working to

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