Hanrahan: Food safety questions and answers

By |January 20th, 2017|

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Questions abound about implementation of the Food Safety Modernization Act. To keep you abreast of the latest information, Good Fruit

Compliance countdown: Getting ready for next year’s food safety regulations

By |January 20th, 2017|

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Inspections under the Food Safety Modernization Act are coming to orchards and packing plants in 2018 and, with just a

Empire State Producers Expo: Wednesday wrapup

By |January 18th, 2017|

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A sparsely attended but lively discussion about H-2A guest workers highlighted Wednesday’s proceedings at the Empire State Producers Expo in

Empire State Producers Expo: Tuesday wrapup

By |January 17th, 2017|

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No more theory. No more hypothetical examples.

Four apple growers, as well as a few vegetable farmers, drafted their real-life food

Empire State Producers Expo: Monday wrapup

By |January 17th, 2017|

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About 50 farmers, many of them apple growers, took one of their first official first steps toward complying with the

Growers to vote on keeping pear marketing order

By |January 13th, 2017|

Pear decision ahead for Pacific Northwest growers

Moffitt: All pears, all the time

By |January 13th, 2017|

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The Pear Bureau is celebrating 85 years of promoting the beautiful and delicious pears nurtured by our growers in Washington

Cuban farms: Making virtue from necessity

By |January 11th, 2017|

Shortages of fuel, chemicals and machinery make Cuban farms organic but not efficient.

Cuba’s next chapter? Not so fast

By |January 11th, 2017|

Politics and Cuba’s own challenges make the island a distant prospect for tree fruit growers.

Washington state expands apple maggot quarantine area

By |January 10th, 2017|

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After finding apple maggot in the southeastern corner of Lincoln County, the Washington State Department of Agriculture has expanded its

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