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 [...]

Washington Growers League meets Jan. 22 in Yakima

By |January 13th, 2015|

The Washington Growers League will hold its 2015 Annual Meeting and Labor Conference on Thursday, January 22 from 8:00 [...]

What can be done to limit damage from the November freeze?

By |December 4th, 2014|

The cold weather that blasted the Pacific Northwest during mid-November is causing worry among many growers.

Some areas are reporting [...]

John Daniel Gebbers, 1930 – 2014

By |October 31st, 2014|

 

John “Danny” Gebbers, 84, patriarch of the Gebbers family that has been growing apples near Brewster for more than [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]