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 [...]

Jon DeVaney will head new tree fruit association

By |July 22nd, 2014|

Maintaining services for growers will be a priority after merger of four tree fruit organizations.

Donate to help families affected by wildfires in central Washington

By |July 21st, 2014|

A number of tree-fruit workers in central Washington State have lost homes due to the recent wildfires. You can [...]

Obama goes without Congress on immigration reform

By |June 30th, 2014|

President Barack Obama will announce today his plan to use executive authority to move on immigration reform.

Obama has said [...]

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    Northwest cherry growers gain airlift capacity into Shanghai

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 [...]

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    Pear growers expect 2014 crop of 411,400 tons, slightly below average

Pear growers expect 2014 crop of 411,400 tons, slightly below average

By |June 6th, 2014|

Pear growers in the Pacific Northwest expect the 2014 harvest to be down from last season’s record crop, as [...]

Knock wood. NW cherry crop still looking big

By |May 21st, 2014|

The Northwest’s cherry crop remains on track to be the third biggest crop in history.

Northwest Cherry Growers held their [...]

Tart cherry industry approves extension of market order

By |May 6th, 2014|

Tart cherry producers and processors voted in March to continue the federal marketing order that regulates the marketing of [...]

Allan Brothers buys Sagemoor Vineyards

By |April 10th, 2014|

Allan Brothers, one of the Yakima Valley’s most prominent fruit companies, is buying another well-known name, Sagemoor Vineyards, for [...]

Opal apple verified non-GMO

By |April 2nd, 2014|

FirstFruits heads off confusion with a GMO-apple that might be approved.