Legal & Regulatory

Benefits of the TPP

By |December 28th, 2015|

Eliminating tariff rates on tree fruit is a trade policy objective of the Northwest Horticultural Council. TPP furthers this objective.

New focus on grade standards

By |December 28th, 2015|

Hort council aims for industry involvement to help monitor other nations’ quality metrics.

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.

Funds issued for more farmworker housing in Washington State

By |December 3rd, 2015|

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The state of Washington today awarded the Washington Growers League $3 million to build a seasonal farmworker housing complex in

73rd Annual Cherry Institute opens on Jan. 15 in Yakima

By |November 25th, 2015|

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The 73rd annual Cherry Institute begins January 15 at the Yakima Convention Center with an update on the Cherry Breeding

Wine grape growers invited to meetings on pest management plan

By |November 24th, 2015|

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Representatives from Oregon’s wine grape industry are collaborating to create a Pest Management Strategic Plan to document current pest management

Slice and sanitize to slow browning

By |November 23rd, 2015|

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

MSU: How to winterize your sprayer

By |November 18th, 2015|

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Michigan State University Extension offers helpful advice on winterizing a sprayer.

Here are the tips:

Rinse the sprayer of all pesticide residue,

Farm labor workshops start Nov. 16

By |November 6th, 2015|

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The Washington Growers League and the law firm of Stokes Lawrence Velikanje Moore and Shore are sponsoring farm labor workshops

Process Pear Committee nominations scheduled

By |November 5th, 2015|

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Nominations for grower and handler positions on the Processed Pear Committee, which is administered by the Washington State Fruit Commission,

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