Legal & Regulatory

Spray guide offers tree row volume spraying tips

By |June 23rd, 2015|

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The 2015 New Jersey Commercial Tree Fruit Production Guide devotes six pages to the subject of applying sprays according to

Matching the spray to the tree

By |June 23rd, 2015|

As canopy volume has decreased, growers would like to use less pesticide.

Ambrosia restrictions to end

By |June 18th, 2015|

By 2019, Ambrosia will be an open variety in both the United States and Canada. But it won’t do well in all locations, growers are warned.

Many WAFLA workers cleared to cross border

By |June 12th, 2015|

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(Updated June 18)
Nearly 200 workers who were designated for cherry harvest in Washington have been granted visa wavers by the

Organic exemption expected soon

By |June 9th, 2015|

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture will soon introduce a rule exempting organic growers from paying mandatory promotion assessments to federal

Broetje Orchards to pay $2.25 million fine for hiring illegal immigrants

By |June 4th, 2015|

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Broetje Orchards of Washington State, one of the country’s largest apple growers, has agreed to pay a $2.25 million fine

Oregon Cherry Growers co-op positioned for growth

By |May 30th, 2015|

Cooperative is focused on expanding value-added products.

China’s ag agency says yes to all varieties of U.S. apples

By |May 26th, 2015|

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture reports that China’s agriculture regulatory agency has allowed access for all U.S. apple varieties, according to

Cherries harvested as berries

By |May 26th, 2015|

A Utah researcher joins others who want to change how cherries are grown and harvested.

Fixing H-2A

By |May 13th, 2015|

Agricultural Employers new president Fred Leitz sees it as top priority.

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