December 2017 Issue

Register for the 75th annual Cherry Institute

By |December 15th, 2017|

The 75th annual Cherry Institute is scheduled for 8:30 a.m. on Jan. 12 at the Yakima Convention Center in central Washington. Also, nominations are wanted for marketing committees

DeVaney: Expectations from Olympia

By |December 15th, 2017|

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The political landscape may change in unknown ways in the Washington state capital in 2018, but we can make some

Hive hauling worries

By |December 15th, 2017|

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The federal government has granted truckers who haul live animals, including honeybees destined for tree fruit pollination duty, a 90-day

Preparing soil before planting is key to successful root growth

By |December 15th, 2017|

Ground control

How to give away fruit

By |December 15th, 2017|

Donations are appreciated at food banks, but some homework and forethought are advised first.

An Oregon trailblazer: 2017 Grower of the year

By |November 30th, 2017|

Curiosity, sharing and innovation drive Mike Omeg, a fifth-generation cherry grower.

A grower with industry influence: 2017 Grower of the year

By |November 30th, 2017|

Grower of the Year Mike Omeg has an impressive list of industry contributions and accomplishments.

Omeginsanity — ‘I was a little bit shocked’: 2017 Grower of the year

By |November 30th, 2017|

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Mike Omeg does not know who started the jokes about his massive new trellises, but he has heard them. One

Motivation, worker protection among topics for Spanish sessions: Annual Meeting Preview

By |November 28th, 2017|

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A motivational speech and details about updated federal Worker Protection Standards are among topics slated for Spanish sessions at the

With constant changes, how can growers adapt? Annual Meeting Preview

By |November 28th, 2017|

Wells Fargo ag economist to give broad perspective — ‘upstream, downstream and sideways’ — at Washington annual meeting.

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