Hedging to improve quality

By |August 26th, 2015|

A Washington grower-packer foresees multiple benefits from mechanical pruning.

Developing tomorrow’s workforce

By |August 7th, 2015|

WSU is working with the tree fruit industry to address its increasing need for qualified employees.

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.

FairWeigh system for fair pay

By |August 3rd, 2015|

WSU develops in-the-field weighing system for picking buckets.

Tips to work with rest break ruling

By |July 20th, 2015|

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Following the Washington Supreme Court’s July 16 ruling on Demetrio v. Sakuma, growers in the state are required to pay

WA Supreme Court: Pay farm workers for rest breaks

By |July 16th, 2015|

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The Washington Supreme Court today ruled that piece-rate workers must be paid separately for rest breaks.

The Yakima Herald Reports:
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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

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

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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