Legal & Regulatory

Moffitt: All pears, all the time

By |January 13th, 2017|

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The Pear Bureau is celebrating 85 years of promoting the beautiful and delicious pears nurtured by our growers in Washington

Cuban farms: Making virtue from necessity

By |January 11th, 2017|

Shortages of fuel, chemicals and machinery make Cuban farms organic but not efficient.

Cuba’s next chapter? Not so fast

By |January 11th, 2017|

Politics and Cuba’s own challenges make the island a distant prospect for tree fruit growers.

Washington state expands apple maggot quarantine area

By |January 10th, 2017|

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After finding apple maggot in the southeastern corner of Lincoln County, the Washington State Department of Agriculture has expanded its

Insider tips to avoid growing an $8 box of fruit

By |January 10th, 2017|

Success from tree to market

Trade questions loom as 2017 begins

By |January 10th, 2017|

Focus for the year ahead is keeping current markets open while the U.S. tree fruit industry awaits the president-elect’s actions on trade.

Ag Safety Day coming to Wenatchee and Yakima in Feb.

By |January 9th, 2017|

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Washington State Labor and Industries and the Governor’s Industrial Safety and Health Advisory Board are hosting the 13th Annual Agriculture Safety Day. 

Public input requested on labor practices charter

By |January 6th, 2017|

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The Produce Marketing Association and United Fresh Produce Association are seeking public input on a draft framework for responsible labor

GMO Arctic Apple gets new logo and higher profile

By |January 5th, 2017|

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Okanagan Speciality Fruits continues to raise the profile of its genetically modified Arctic Apples with a new marketing logo and

Wine industry leaders, growers team up to discuss policy agenda

By |January 5th, 2017|

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Grape growers, winemakers and retailers want to speak in a more unified voice when sharing their concerns with government officials.

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