UV light controls pathogens

By |November 4th, 2015|

WSU scientists envision UV-C lights being installed on packing lines.

If netting is the future, what color?

By |November 2nd, 2015|

WSU researchers study how netting colors prevent Honeycrisp sunburn.

Tariffs on U.S. fruit to much of Asia go away with TPP agreement

By |October 8th, 2015|

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The proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) will cause a significant number of tariffs on fruit exported to many Asian nations by

Food safety issues challenge industry

By |October 6th, 2015|

Growers and packers are adapting to the new requirements.

Australia’s hort industry sees refugees as possible workers

By |September 16th, 2015|

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Australia has announced plans to accept 12,000 refugees from Iraq and Syria, and the horticulture industry is eyeing the potential

Should you pay for travel time?

By |September 14th, 2015|

Travel time is not normally compensable, but there are exceptions.

Webinar scheduled as worker survey heads to Washington growers

By |September 4th, 2015|

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The Washington Farm Labor Association is providing a webinar for growers who will be surveyed this month about foreign worker

Results rise with adjuvants

By |August 27th, 2015|

Bread yeast shows potential for improving pesticide performance.

Hedging to improve quality

By |August 26th, 2015|

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

Safe product repels drosophila

By |August 17th, 2015|

Butyl anthranilate also deters egg laying by spotted wing drosophila flies.

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