Ag job fairs planned in Eastern Washington

By |February 26th, 2015|

Agricultural job fairs have been announced for three communities in Eastern Washington centered on educating Spanish speaking workers about [...]

Processed pear committee elections set for Washington and Oregon

By |February 26th, 2015|

Oregon and Washington processed pear committee positions are open for election. The three committee positions in each state will [...]

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 [...]

Stark Bro’s testing new apple Scarlet Star

By |February 13th, 2015|

Stark Bro’s Nurseries and Orchards Company is testing a new apple, named Scarlet Star, that was discovered as a [...]

Nearly $4 million available to crop grant winners

By |February 11th, 2015|

Washington growers applying for federal crop block grant money in 2015 will have a larger pool than the previous [...]

Sign up for free pesticide disposal

By |February 11th, 2015|

Washington growers looking to safely dispose of unwanted pesticides for free need to contact the Washington State Department of [...]

Valent to market Asana insecticide in U.S.

By |February 10th, 2015|

Sumitomo Chemical Company has acquired DuPont’s Asana insecticide business in the United States. Asana (esfenvalerate) will be distributed through [...]

Early testing shows promise in using lasers to scare birds

By |February 10th, 2015|

A test conducted by a consulting company in The Netherlands shows that laser beams are an effective way to scare [...]

What cherry growers learned about the 2014 freeze

By |February 4th, 2015|

Panelists guide Oregon growers through tough days ahead as spring approaches.

Fruit growers seek strategies for November freeze damage

By |February 4th, 2015|

Responding to fruit tree damage from cold temperatures