B.C. growers elect board

By |April 2nd, 2015|

Members of the B.C. Fruit Growers’ Association in British Columbia, Canada, reelected Fred Steele as president for 2015, with [...]

Washington Wine Commission releases marketing videos

By |April 1st, 2015|

The Washington Wine Commission has released a new educational marketing video called “Our Story” to visually tell about the [...]

Ballard retires from clean plant program

By |April 1st, 2015|

After helping to expand Washington State’s grape industry through public and private entities for more than 35 years, Gary [...]

Growers partner to buy orchard

By |April 1st, 2015|

Fourteen families joined the venture with their cooperative Scotian Gold.

Big hopes for small apple

By |March 30th, 2015|

The Italian company Kiku Variety Management has big hopes for its small apple called Isaaq, which is being promoted [...]

Health Canada approves Arctic apples for growth and sale

By |March 20th, 2015|

Health Canada has approved two varieties of Arctic apples, Arctic Granny Smith and Arctic Golden Delicious, for growth and [...]

Judge blisters EEOC for “frivolous” case against growers

By |March 20th, 2015|

A federal judge has issued a blistering critique of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, saying the agency had brought [...]

Washington governor declares drought in three regions

By |March 19th, 2015|

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee has declared a drought emergency for three areas of the state, setting in motion money, [...]

Antibiotic registered for fire blight control

By |March 19th, 2015|

The bactericide Kasumin (kasugamycin) has been registered in the apple growing states of Washington, Michigan, New York, and Oregon [...]

Fine growth regulator receives EPA approval

By |March 18th, 2015|

Fine Americas, Inc., has received a Section 3 registration from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for the plant growth [...]