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    Corr: Was USDA’s GMO decision a black cat crossing America’s orchards?

Corr: Was USDA’s GMO decision a black cat crossing America’s orchards?

By |February 17th, 2015|

To hear some critics tell it, the government’s decision Friday the 13th to deregulate a GMO apple was bad [...]

Sign up for free pesticide disposal

By |February 11th, 2015|

Washington growers looking to safely dispose of unwanted pesticides for free need to contact the Washington State Department of [...]

Worker education is a priority at Klipsun Vineyards

By |February 10th, 2015|

Lots of eyes in the vineyard help Julia Kock stay on top of things.

Hands-on winemaking: Owen Roe

By |February 5th, 2015|

O’Reilly’s minimalist approach to winemaking is labor intensive.

China agrees to accept all varieties of U.S. apples

By |January 26th, 2015|

The reciprocal agreement will allow China to ship apples into the United States.

Packing apples in Italy

By |January 22nd, 2015|

Presizing and presorting apples into storage changes the way apples are packed in Italy.

Beating the odds

By |January 20th, 2015|

Packing lines should be designed with more concern about food safety, says fruit grower and packer Warren Morgan.

Washington Growers League meets Jan. 22 in Yakima

By |January 13th, 2015|

The Washington Growers League will hold its 2015 Annual Meeting and Labor Conference on Thursday, January 22 from 8:00 [...]

Associations seek grower support in piece-rate case

By |January 6th, 2015|

Two associations are asking tree fruit growers to help defend a Washington State Supreme Court case regarding extra pay [...]

Order on immigration

By |January 5th, 2015|

Executive Order is not the answer to ag’s labor problems, but it does help.