Don Mercer to be inducted into Wine Hall of Fame

By |April 13th, 2015|

Horse Heaven Hills pioneer Don Mercer will be inducted in the Legend of Washington Hall of Fame in August [...]

Another record harvest for wine grapes

By |April 13th, 2015|

Washington State’s 2014 wine grape harvest was the largest on record and posted the third consecutive year of growth, [...]

Washington fruit commission representatives reappointed

By |April 13th, 2015|

Mike Wade of Wenatchee has been reappointed as a representative of the Washington State Fruit Commission on the board [...]

Apple specialist retires

By |April 13th, 2015|

Leslie Huffman, apple specialist with the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, retired March 1.

She joined OMAFRA [...]

Judge blisters EEOC for “frivolous” case against growers

By |March 20th, 2015|

A federal judge has issued a blistering critique of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, saying the agency had brought [...]

Washington governor declares drought in three regions

By |March 19th, 2015|

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee has declared a drought emergency for three areas of the state, setting in motion money, [...]

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    Richard Lehnert of Good Fruit Grower earns MSU distinguished service award

Richard Lehnert of Good Fruit Grower earns MSU distinguished service award

By |March 11th, 2015|

Richard Lehnert, who writes about tree fruit production as associate editor of Good Fruit Grower magazine, was selected to [...]

Crab apple pruning demos

By |March 2nd, 2015|

Two pruning demonstrations have been scheduled this month to help orchardists understand how to prune Manchurian crab apple trees [...]

WSU will add to tree fruit faculty

By |February 27th, 2015|

Washington Stat

e University plans to hire several new faculty over the next couple of years to work specifically on [...]

WAWGG honors grape industry members

By |February 17th, 2015|

Several long-time industry members were honored for their decades of growing, industry involvement, and advancement of Washington State’s wine [...]