Legal & Regulatory

Obama goes without Congress on immigration reform

By |June 30th, 2014|

President Barack Obama will announce today his plan to use executive authority to move on immigration reform.

Obama has said [...]

Building for the apple boom

By |June 17th, 2014|

Washington’s apple production has ramped up faster than expected.

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 [...]

Merivon labeled in New York

By |May 20th, 2014|

Merivon fungicide has been registered for use on pome and stone fruit in New York. In field trials, it [...]

High-tech cherry packing facility debuts

By |May 14th, 2014|

New plant doubles the cherry volume for Washington Fruit.

Technology is the future of cherry packing

By |May 14th, 2014|

West Coast cherry packers are quickly adopting new sorting technology.

Schlect: On a roll

By |May 13th, 2014|

Anne MacMillan has left her post as deputy chief of staff to Secretary Vilsack at USDA to join Roll Global,

How much pheromone for codling moth?

By |May 6th, 2014|

Researcher finds codling moths need much less perfume to disrupt their mating.

Opal apple verified as non-GMO

By |May 2nd, 2014|

FirstFruits seeks to head off confusion with a GMO apple that might be approved.

Growers make H-2A work

By |May 1st, 2014|

Washington is the fourth largest employer of H-2A workers in the country after North Carolina, Georgia, and Florida.