Two associations are asking tree fruit growers to help defend a Washington State Supreme Court case regarding extra pay for piece-rate worker rest breaks. Read the request below from The Washington Farm Labor Association and
Industry grateful as biggest apple crop ever prepares to ship.
I recently saw a movie where the main character had a sticker on his mirror that read: “A thing is a thing, not what is said about that thing”. With that adage in mind,
The Environmental Protection Agency has announced a voluntary Drift Reduction Technology (DRT) program to encourage the use of safer pesticide application equipment to reduce exposure to pesticides.
The program encourages manufacturers to test their technologies, such
Multi-Peril Crop Insurance policyholders are getting an extension because of the delayed maturity of apple crop this year.
The USDA put out the following press release:
SPOKANE, Wash., Nov. 5, 2014 – USDA’s Risk Management Agency (RMA)
The Washington Farm Labor Association says it will resume scheduling crossings at the U.S.-Mexico border for farm workers, but warned it fears massive border backlogs unless the Secretary of State takes action to prioritize farm
Up to 2,000 potential workers stymied at Tijuana crossing, another 800 stuck at Nuevo Laredo
For the fourth consecutive year, the Washington Tree Fruit Research Commission has conducted a trial to provide the Northwest cherry industry basic information about residues of commonly used pesticides.
These studies are intended to help growers