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    NW Cherry Growers expect 19.96m boxes this year, up 39 percent from 2013

NW Cherry Growers expect 19.96m boxes this year, up 39 percent from 2013

By |May 9th, 2014|

Northwest Cherry Growers have issued their Round One estimate for this year’s cherry crop, and it’s bullish: up 39 [...]

Quick Bites for April 15, 2014

By |April 15th, 2014|

Apple Commission appoints officers

Barbara Walkenhauer of Selah succeeded David Douglas as chair of the Washington Apple Commission at the [...]

Mayer named Apple Citizen of the Year

By |March 26th, 2014|

Kirk Mayer, manager of the Washington Growers Clearing House Association, has been named Apple Citizen of the Year by [...]

Inspiration Awards presented to Yakima area farm families

By |March 18th, 2014|

Four couples from Mexico were honored by the Center for Latino Farmers in Yakima

Bee expert to retire

By |March 18th, 2014|

The California State Beekeepers Association has presented a special recognition award to Dr. Eric Mussen, Extension apiculturist with University [...]

Cracked dam in WA causes scramble for water

By |March 14th, 2014|

With the frost protection season looming, Washington fruit growers who have been left high and dry because of draw [...]

Washington Apple Commission revises roles in handling market access issues

By |March 14th, 2014|

The Washington Apple Commission gave a nod of approval during its annual meeting in March to changes in how [...]

Commission: More MAP dollars mean cherries go farther

By |March 13th, 2014|

The Washington State Fruit Commission is gearing up for a strong cherry crop in 2014. Though it’s too soon [...]

David Geen named Outstanding Grower by IFTA

By |February 26th, 2014|

KELOWNA, B.C. — British Columbia orchardist David Geen was named Outstanding Grower of the Year by the International Fruit [...]

Grape growers recognize industry leaders

By |February 14th, 2014|

The Washington Association of Wine Grape Growers recognized Rick Hamman for his viticultural skills and presented him with its Erick Hanson Memorial Grower of the Year Award. Hamman has assisted Washington grape growers since 1999 when he left Colorado State University as extension viticulturist to join Hogue Cellars in Prosser.