Making peace with pears

By |January 19th, 2015|

Being in a packing house at the height of harvest always amazes me. I am fascinated at all the [...]

Financing farming dreams

By |January 15th, 2015|

Loan programs are invaluable to beginning growers.

Loans for new farmers

By |January 15th, 2015|

The biggest challenges for young growers are lack of access to capital and land.

Remaining competitive

By |January 15th, 2015|

Ignoring change puts your business at risk.

Mason bees generating buzz

By |January 15th, 2015|

Mason bees have the potential to help tree fruit growers in the Pacific Northwest to significantly improve yields, according [...]

Improved pheromones receive U.S. approval

By |January 15th, 2015|

Semios, a supplier of precision pest management tools based in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, has received approval from the [...]

New apple and pear thinner introduced in Europe

By |January 15th, 2015|

Brevis is a novel new thinning chemical for apples and pears that will be marketed in Europe this year.

It [...]

Cherry growers recognized for innovative campaign

By |January 15th, 2015|

The Asia Fruit international award for the best 2014 marketing campaign, won jointly by Northwest Cherry Growers and two [...]

Stokes scholarship established

By |January 15th, 2015|

A scholarship endowment fund has been established in the name of Tom Stokes to recognize his work as chief executive [...]

Washington Fruit expands

By |January 15th, 2015|

Washington Fruit and Produce company is building a new apple packing facility at River Road, Yakima, which is expected [...]