Watch: Over-the-row cherry harvesting

By |September 1st, 2013|

For the record—since this could be an event of historic significance—the harvest took place about two o’clock on the [...]

Undercover production in China

By |July 1st, 2013|

Greenhouses or high tunnels can advance the ripening of peaches and nectarines. (Video and Photo Gallery at bottom of story)

Outreach: The final goal

By |May 15th, 2013|

Field horticulturists from Chelan Fruit Cooperative examine beneficial insects during a hands-on workshop offered in February. Inset: Angela Gadino [...]

Quick Bites

By |May 15th, 2013|

New cherry bulletins, videos
Two new publications on cherry production and several sweet cherry videos covering training systems and [...]

  • FDA Deputy Commissioner Michael Taylor talks with Clinton Wissel, farmer and president of the Idaho Onion Growers Association, during a tour of the Northwest.
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    WATCH: Feds hold “Listening Session” on new food safety regulations

WATCH: Feds hold “Listening Session” on new food safety regulations

By |January 1st, 2013|

The federal government took a humble position and brought a big ear to a meeting with growers and others [...]

Information is key

By |December 1st, 2012|

As incoming president of the Washington State Horticultural Association, Jeff Cleveringa hopes to strengthen the association’s role in keeping [...]

Sustainable program for wineries launched

By |May 15th, 2012|

Wine bottle corks are repurposed as mulch, an example of sustainable practices implemented at Snoqualmie Vineyards winery.
Photo courtesy [...]

Good Stuff

By |May 15th, 2012|

Stickers link to grower videos
Thanks to new data bar technology, shoppers anywhere in the world can use smartphones [...]

Good to Know: Irrigation scheduling

By |May 15th, 2012|

Troy Peters, left, checks the irrigation scheduler on his phone in a cherry orchard with Sean Hill, AgWeatherNet Web [...]

From pie to health food

By |April 1st, 2012|

New, healthy products include dried cherries and tart cherry juice.

If you hear the words, “tart cherries,” and a nice [...]