Food safety

Slice and sanitize to slow browning

By |November 23rd, 2015|

New products are reported to slow browning and reduce microorganisms on fresh-cut produce.

UV light controls pathogens

By |November 4th, 2015|

WSU scientists envision UV-C lights being installed on packing lines.

If netting is the future, what color?

By |November 2nd, 2015|

WSU researchers study how netting colors prevent Honeycrisp sunburn.

Food safety issues challenge industry

By |October 6th, 2015|

Growers and packers are adapting to the new requirements.

Ecofarm raises food awareness

By |August 7th, 2015|

People want to know where their food comes from and how it’s grown, says Washington grower Jim Baird.

Magic water

By |August 3rd, 2015|

Electrolyzed water is making waves in storage and packing house sanitation.

In The Box: Arctic answers

By |July 15th, 2015|

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Dear Good Fruit Grower,

We’d like to address a few points raised by Mike Willett of the Northwest Horticultural Council in

Oregon Cherry Growers co-op positioned for growth

By |May 30th, 2015|

Cooperative is focused on expanding value-added products.

Arctic apple Q&A: Expect more GMO apples in the pipeline

By |April 1st, 2015|

Okanagan Specialty Fruits plans to submit more GMO apple varieties for deregulation within the year.

Growers urged to join stewardship project

By |March 24th, 2015|

Agriculture in Washington has not been affected by growth management regulations—yet.

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