NFE’s Archer retires

By |January 13th, 2014|

After leading the Northwest Fruit Exporters for 20 years, Jim Archer retired at the end of 2013. Fred Scarlett [...]

No ban on small cherries

By |December 19th, 2013|

Washington’s fresh cherry packers will continue to be allowed to ship 12-row red cherries, members of the Washington Cherry [...]

Taylor: FDA will make food rules more farmer friendly

By |December 19th, 2013|

Growers, you were heard. But what's next?

Michigan’s Expo draws record crowd

By |December 13th, 2013|

Speakers focus on threats to bees, funds for experiment stations, and fruiting walls.

Feedback wanted on Washington’s consolidation plan

By |December 6th, 2013|

Four Washington tree fruit industry organizations will consolidate next summer, and the question now is how best to do [...]

Hort Association bestows honors

By |December 5th, 2013|

Kent Christensen, president of Independent Warehouse, Inc., in Dryden, Washington, received the Washington State Horticultural Association’s Silver Pear Award during the association’s annual meeting in December.

Grower comments wanted

By |November 27th, 2013|

Consolidation task force seeks input.

Colombini, the collaborator

By |November 27th, 2013|

California orchardist has helped bring Northwest and California cherry industries together.

Learn by doing

By |November 27th, 2013|

Jeff Colombini has learned the hard way that not all growing techniques fit his conditions.

Meet the 2013 Grower of the Year

By |November 27th, 2013|

California grower has an open door -- Jeff Colombini is always looking for a better way to grow fruit.