Positions open for Washington Wine Commission

By |March 3rd, 2015|

Wine grape growers and producers who are interested in joining the Washington Wine Commission board are asked to apply [...]

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 [...]

Awards presented at IFTA’s Nova Scotia conference

By |March 2nd, 2015|

The International Tree Fruit Association named Charles Embree its 2015 Outstanding Researcher of the Year during its 58th annual [...]

Intrexon to acquire Okanagan Specialty Fruits for $41 million

By |March 1st, 2015|

Intrexon Corporation, of Germantown, Maryland, a company focusing on synthetic biology products, has agreed to acquire Okanagan Specialty Fruits [...]

Ag job fairs planned in Eastern Washington

By |February 26th, 2015|

Agricultural job fairs have been announced for three communities in Eastern Washington centered on educating Spanish speaking workers about [...]

Processed pear committee elections set for Washington and Oregon

By |February 26th, 2015|

Oregon and Washington processed pear committee positions are open for election. The three committee positions in each state will [...]

USDA clears non-browning GMO apples

By |February 13th, 2015|

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service announced today (February 13) its decision to deregulate [...]

Stark Bro’s testing new apple Scarlet Star

By |February 13th, 2015|

Stark Bro’s Nurseries and Orchards Company is testing a new apple, named Scarlet Star, that was discovered as a [...]

Nearly $4 million available to crop grant winners

By |February 11th, 2015|

Washington growers applying for federal crop block grant money in 2015 will have a larger pool than the previous [...]

Sign up for free pesticide disposal

By |February 11th, 2015|

Washington growers looking to safely dispose of unwanted pesticides for free need to contact the Washington State Department of [...]