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 [...]

NW cherry crop breaks record

By |August 7th, 2014|

For Northwest cherry growers, the season has been quick to harvest and has now reached a record-breaking volume, blowing [...]

Farm-worker crossings to resume at U.S.-Mexico border

By |August 6th, 2014|

The Washington Farm Labor Association says it will resume scheduling  crossings at the U.S.-Mexico border for farm workers, but [...]

Paperwork snafu halting H-2A workers at Mexican border

By |July 31st, 2014|

Up to 2,000 potential workers stymied at Tijuana crossing, another 800 stuck at Nuevo Laredo

Upcoming Events

By |July 28th, 2014|

A list of upcoming events

Carter retires from Hort Council

By |July 28th, 2014|

Industry people in the news

Orchard soil management seminars begin in August

By |July 25th, 2014|

The first of three planned soil management seminars will begin on Wednesday, August 13, in Wenatchee, Washington. “The Potential [...]

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.
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    Donate to help families affected by wildfires in central Washington

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 [...]