Make sure workers are happy

By |May 7th, 2015|

Supervisors must treat them with dignity and respect.

Is organic fruit growth on the horizon?

By |May 7th, 2015|

Will demand keep up with expanding organic tree fruit production?

Vintage variation in the vineyard

By |May 5th, 2015|

There’s no room for error in a cool vintage.

Lowering injuries by reducing ladder work

By |May 5th, 2015|

The shift to pedestrian orchards gives workers a safer footing.

Dealing with DACA

By |May 5th, 2015|

Programs allow undocumented workers to defer deportation, but present pitfalls for employers.

Child care could expand labor pool

By |May 5th, 2015|

Providing child care could allow women to work more hours.

Litigation lurks

By |May 5th, 2015|

Attorneys are looking for opportunities to sue, says a grower who’s spent years fighting a frivolous lawsuit.

Labor flow changes direction

By |May 1st, 2015|

Changes in Mexico are reducing the pool of workers available to U.S. growers.

Chelsea Durfey, Young Grower from Sunnyside, Washington

By |April 30th, 2015|

I’ve had so many mentors... They’ve taught me about pruning, soil biology, bees, products, and applications, and there’s so much yet for me to learn.

Jack Edwin Jones: 1941-2015

By |April 30th, 2015|

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Jack Jones, grower and entrepreneur from Quincy, Washington, was known for doing things in a big way. He welcomed new

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