Washington Growers League meets Jan. 22 in Yakima

By |January 13th, 2015|

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The Washington Growers League will hold its 2015 Annual Meeting and Labor Conference on Thursday, January 22 from 8:00 a.m.

Good Point: That unwashed grape

By |November 26th, 2014|

FSMA is another example of how a good idea (here, improved food safety for consumers) is forged into a federal law with little understanding by legislators of the complexities of the actual situation.

Reopening of Chinese apple market is welcome news for growers

By |November 25th, 2014|

Industry grateful as biggest apple crop ever prepares to ship.

Not all consumers opposed to GMOs

By |November 24th, 2014|

How to measure the activism and attitudes regarding GMOs.

Fighting food fraud with forensics

By |November 20th, 2014|

Each apple has a chemical fingerprint that links it to the place it was grown.

Schlect: Elections aftermath

By |November 5th, 2014|

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● Greg Walden (R/Oregon) should be happy today. The chairman of the National Republican Congressional Committee sheparded his flock of

Schlect: Cherry Street

By |October 27th, 2014|

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● The Produce Marketing Association has hired a new team, Cornerstone Government Affairs, to represent it in Washington, D.C. Hunt Shipman

Prune out dead crab apple tissue

By |October 15th, 2014|

Reduce disease risk by pruning crab apple trees.

Schlect: Food Safety — We’re Covered

By |September 23rd, 2014|

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● Last Friday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued its anticipated revisions to four proposed rules implementing

California fruit league changes name

By |August 12th, 2014|

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Nearly 80 years after its inception, the California Grape and Tree Fruit League announced they are changing their name to

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