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 [...]

Thurlby on radio: 2014 Northwest cherry crop still looking great

By |June 26th, 2014|

BJ Thurlby of Northwest Cherry Growers continues to have a bullish outlook on this year’s crop. Growers are expecting [...]

Warmest spring in 20 years ends with hottest May since 1997

By |June 23rd, 2014|

Washington State has been warm, the warmest spring in 20 years, says AgWeatherNet meteorologist Nic Loyd.

And also amazing: Washington saw [...]

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).

Goodbye, Washington Growers Clearing House; hello, Tree Fruit Association

By |June 13th, 2014|

Board members of the Washington Growers Clearing House will hold their last meeting of the association’s 73-year history in [...]

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Northwest cherry growers gain airlift capacity into Shanghai

By |June 11th, 2014|

Northwest cherry growers gained airlift capacity into China with the launch today of weekly service between Seattle and Shanghai [...]

Washington Gov. Inslee kicks off 2014 cherry season

By |June 6th, 2014|

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee kicked off the start of the 2014 cherry season at an appearance today with Rick [...]

Knock wood. NW cherry crop still looking big

By |May 21st, 2014|

The Northwest’s cherry crop remains on track to be the third biggest crop in history.

Northwest Cherry Growers held their [...]

WSU researcher wins educator award

By |May 16th, 2014|

Washington State University researcher, soil scientist and teacher, John Reganold, was named the 2014 Food and Farm Educator by [...]

Honorees announced for Washington Wine auction

By |May 16th, 2014|

The Auction of Washington Wines named Larry and Dick Olsen, and Tom and Anne-Marie Hedges as honorees for the [...]