International

Apple crop is big worldwide

By |August 28th, 2014|

United States apple growers are harvesting a big crop—the third largest ever—but that’s a small part of the big [...]

Washington apple producers hope to resume exports to China

By |August 15th, 2014|

After being shut out of China for two seasons, some Washington apple producers will likely try to comply with [...]

USDA publishes proposed rule to allow imports of apples from China

By |August 15th, 2014|

The public has until September 16 to comment on the proposed rule.

Schlect: From Russia without love

By |August 12th, 2014|

● Russia’s economic ban on U.S. agricultural goods will affect the Pacific Northwest’s apple and pear export programs [...]

Washington expects a record apple crop of 140 million boxes

By |August 8th, 2014|

Washington State orchardists expect to harvest 140 million boxes of apples this fall, almost 10 percent more than ever [...]

Herald visits Sea-Tac to watch cherries fly to China

By |July 23rd, 2014|

The Yakima Herald-Republic’s Ross Courtney visited Sea-Tac airport to watch cherries from the Yakima and Wenatchee areas get loaded [...]

Northwest cherries moving in huge volumes

By |July 2nd, 2014|

June saw some huge shipments of cherries, averaging 332,000 boxes per day, according to the Northwest Cherry Growers.

What was [...]

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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 [...]

Strong cherry crop possible

By |April 15th, 2014|

Fruit Commission expands export efforts

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 [...]