Registration opens for February pesticide handlers course

By |January 17th, 2018|

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Workers who need to renew or obtain their pesticide handlers license in Washington state can register for a training course

Conner Sullivan, a young grower from Pasco, Washington

By |January 4th, 2018|

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family background / Conner along with his cousin Clint Sullivan started their business after growing up learning agriculture from their

Bryant: Troubling signs on trade

By |January 3rd, 2018|

With talk of tariffs and ending NAFTA, the apple industry must use defense, data and offense to protect exports.

“They are there to find something wrong with you.”

By |December 27th, 2017|

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The New York Times paid a visit to a New York apple farm and described “unending layering” of new rules

Hive hauling worries

By |December 15th, 2017|

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The federal government has granted truckers who haul live animals, including honeybees destined for tree fruit pollination duty, a 90-day

An Oregon trailblazer: 2017 Grower of the year

By |November 30th, 2017|

Curiosity, sharing and innovation drive Mike Omeg, a fifth-generation cherry grower.

Motivation, worker protection among topics for Spanish sessions: Annual Meeting Preview

By |November 28th, 2017|

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A motivational speech and details about updated federal Worker Protection Standards are among topics slated for Spanish sessions at the

California Supreme Court rules against farm owners

By |November 27th, 2017|

From the Los Angeles Times: "California’s highest court decided unanimously Monday that farmers may have a labor contract imposed on them if negotiations with a union fail to produce an agreement."

Washington growers should prepare for sick leave requirements to take effect

By |November 22nd, 2017|

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Starting Jan. 1, Washington growers will have to start providing paid sick leave for all workers as required under Initiative

Scouting strategies

By |October 27th, 2017|

Your vineyard scouts probably aren’t sampling nearly as randomly as you think they are.

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