Tim Smith, the growers’ ally

By |April 1st, 2014|

Tim Smith always worked with the growers’ interests in mind.

Growers benefit from Smith’s work

By |April 1st, 2014|

Tim Smith’s research has put money back in growers’ pockets.

Ryan Swanson, Young Grower from Nova Scotia

By |March 27th, 2014|

Ryan Swanson/ grower / Centreville, Nova Scotia, Canada

age / 37

crops / More than 130 acres of apples

business / Eisses [...]

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 [...]

Pear grower Laura Naumes blazes a trail

By |March 25th, 2014|

Laura Naumes is the first woman to chair the Pear Bureau Northwest.

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 [...]