Sugar sours birds on eating valuable cherry crops

By |May 24th, 2017|

Sweet revenge for bird control

Sanitation workshops set for May 31, June 1

By |May 24th, 2017|

The Washington State Tree Fruit Association and the Washington Tree Fruit Research Commission will host cleaning and sanitation workshops on May 31 in Naches, Washington, and on June 1 in East Wenatchee, Washington.

Glade Brosi, young grower from Wenatchee, Washington

By |May 16th, 2017|

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family background / Glade is originally from Kentucky and joined Stemilt in 2011 with a graduate degree in plant and

WSDA dedicates research greenhouse to study plant viruses

By |May 11th, 2017|

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The newest research greenhouse in Prosser, Washington, will dramatically expedite and expand the tree fruit industry’s ability to identify viruses

What’s next with FSMA?

By |May 10th, 2017|

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Most regulations tied to passage of the Food Safety Modernization Act won’t take effect until January 2018, but that doesn’t

Food safety answers: What’s in your water? — Videos

By |May 10th, 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

FSMA Water Quality Testing Workshops

By |April 27th, 2017|

Registration for the Washington State FSMA Water Quality Testing Workshops is now open. The Washington State Tree Fruit Association will host two workshops in collaboration with the Western Center for Food Safety (WCFS) from UC Davis, the Northwest Horticultural Council and the Washington Tree Fruit Research Commission, on May 9 in Yakima and May 11 in Wenatchee.

Cost falls to renew pear scald chemical

By |April 26th, 2017|

Pear industry leads the way to renew growers’ access to the scald-controlling chemical.

Where can I get training to be prepared for FSMA?

By |March 29th, 2017|

Answers to your food safety questions

Study: Overhead cooling does not appear to impact the survival of E. coli on apples

By |March 10th, 2017|

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As growers prepare to implement new food safety requirements in their orchards, several lingering questions remain.

Among them: Can water they

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