USDA publishes proposed rule to allow imports of apples from China

By |August 15th, 2014|

The public has until September 16 to comment on the proposed rule.

California fruit league changes name

By |August 12th, 2014|

Nearly 80 years after its inception, the California Grape and Tree Fruit League announced they are changing their name [...]

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 [...]