Legal & Regulatory

Apple pesticide study results released

By |October 27th, 2017|

The Washington Tree Fruit Research Commission has released the results of its 2017 study of apple pesticide residue.

Scouting strategies

By |October 27th, 2017|

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

Organic apple production remains complicated in the Northeastern U.S.

By |October 26th, 2017|

Organic apple production remains complicated in the Northeastern U.S., but one grower has figured out how to make a profit on processing apples.

Organics programs need all voices

By |October 25th, 2017|

A sticky situation: Industry is urging growers to get involved with standards board.

Produce Safety training courses set for Wenatchee

By |October 11th, 2017|

The Washington State Tree Fruit Association will hold Produce Safety Alliance Grower Training courses on Oct. 24 and 25 in Wenatchee, Washington.

Mid-Columbia CORE pesticide training set

By |October 5th, 2017|

Mid-Columbia CORE pesticide training is scheduled for Dec. 13 from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. The workshop will be held in the Columbia Gorge Community College Lecture Hall, Building 2 in The Dalles.

House bill would revamp H-2A program

By |October 3rd, 2017|

Northwest tree fruit industry groups tentatively praised Monday’s effort by U.S. Rep. Bob Goodlatte, R-Virginia, to revamp the nation’s agricultural guest worker program.

Following the high-density leaders – 2017 IFTA

By |October 3rd, 2017|

Michigan’s early adopters of high-density systems share tips for multiple leaders and cropping techniques.

The global fire blight fight

By |September 28th, 2017|

Belgian researchers at pcfruit are examining biocontrols and detection methods for fire blight.

Growers in pursuit of precision agriculture

By |September 19th, 2017|

Researchers and growers in New York aim to push high-density orchards to peak performance.

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