May 1st 2016 Issue

Researchers crack the case on why cherries crack

By |May 19th, 2016|

Too much water is a known cause of cherry cracking, but malic acid is a newly identified culprit.

Making the most of cidermania

By |May 12th, 2016|

Marketers changing strategies to meet growing consumer demand.

The cost of vineyard labor

By |May 12th, 2016|

Project in early stages to help wine grape growers find ways to mechanize.

Time to say goodbye for Mimi Nye

By |May 11th, 2016|

Canoe Ridge Estate manager Mimi Nye retires after 35 years with Chateau Ste. Michelle.

Bringing workers north to Canada

By |May 11th, 2016|

Canadian farm labor program reaches 50-year milestone.

Replacing labor with technology

By |May 10th, 2016|

It can be a challenge for small growers with limited budgets.

Ag tech

By |May 10th, 2016|

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A new educational program in Yakima, Washington, aims to meet the growing need for agricultural equipment technicians who have the

Michigan grows labor program

By |May 6th, 2016|

GLALS is modeled on WAFLA to bring more seasonal workers to the Great Lakes region.

H-2A housing changes

By |May 5th, 2016|

New regulations are causing delays for incoming workers.

Homes away from home

By |May 5th, 2016|

Growers bringing in H-2A and other workers are turning to new facilities for housing needs.

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