Better ways to spray

By |May 1st, 2016|

Five tips from sprayer training workshop can help limit your pesticide drift.

A spray-plus education (Video)

By |April 29th, 2016|

Farm worker teaching team leads the nation in preparing workers for safe use of pesticides.

How to attract workers

By |April 4th, 2016|

Workers go where they can make the most money.

Modern orchards and technology can potentially reduce production costs

By |April 4th, 2016|

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The cost of producing apples has been rising faster than expected, largely because of increasing labor costs, but costs can

Keeping limbs in line with mechanical pruning – (video)

By |April 1st, 2016|

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While not exactly new anywhere, mechanical hedging is seeing a youthful surge on both sides of the U.S. as a

Grape canopy control

By |February 8th, 2016|

Juice grape growers can manage size of vines with pruning, irrigation and maybe some thinning.

Washington Association offers Spanish language training workshops

By |February 4th, 2016|

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The Washington State Tree Fruit Association is hosting a series of educational training workshops in collaboration with its industry partners,

Lawyer asks: can the EEOC be an ally of fruit industry?

By |January 29th, 2016|

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As a prominent Washington grower agrees to pay a fine, its lawyer asks why can’t U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission,

H-2A is expensive but essential

By |January 28th, 2016|

McDougall and Sons takes pride in its housing camps.

Avoiding heat-related illness

By |December 28th, 2015|

Study finds workers paid piece rate tend to work harder and take fewer breaks, increasing the risk of heat-related illness symptoms.

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