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Schlect: Rediscovery of an advisory committee

By |July 30th, 2014|

● Secretary Tom Vilsack announced yesterday his long-awaited appointment of 25 members to the Fruit and Vegetable Industry Advisory [...]

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    Thurlby: Northwest cherries shipping, selling at near record volumes

Thurlby: Northwest cherries shipping, selling at near record volumes

By |July 24th, 2014|

As the saying goes in the cherry industry, the only thing that’s the same every year is that it [...]

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    Schlect: Vetter clears Senate, takes U.S. chief agricultural negotiator job

Schlect: Vetter clears Senate, takes U.S. chief agricultural negotiator job

By |July 24th, 2014|

● Darci Vetter, on July 10, cleared the Senate’s confirmation process and now holds the job of “U.S. Chief [...]

Schlect: D.C. departures

By |June 17th, 2014|

● Eric Cantor’s primary defeat and subsequent resignation as majority leader has set in motion a search for a [...]

Grim: Washington’s industry consolidation has reached the bell lap

By |June 16th, 2014|

Two and one-half years have passed since West Mathison broached the idea of industry consolidation in Washington State at the December, 2011 Annual Meeting in Wenatchee of the Washington State Horticultural Association (WSHA).

Corr: Our Gov is a Good Fruit Grower reader

By |June 9th, 2014|

Before he went into full-time politics, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee worked as a lawyer in apple growing Selah, Washington, [...]

Corr: Skeena has edge in Round #2 Cherry estimate

By |May 29th, 2014|

In their latest published estimate for the cherry crop, Northwest Cherry Growers remain bullish. This year’s crop is expected [...]

Corr: the science, skill and beauty of a new orchard

By |May 28th, 2014|

I pass this field daily on my way to Good Fruit Grower’s offices in Yakima, Washington.

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Corr: California growers criticize University of California

By |May 27th, 2014|

One of the great strengths of the American food industry is the strong partnerships between universities and grower groups. [...]

Schlect: United Thawed

By |May 21st, 2014|

●  The American Frozen Food Institute has launched a 30 million dollar national effort to “encourage consumers to take [...]