Justices hear arguments on farmworker piece-rate wages

By |September 14th, 2017|

Washington State Supreme Court justices heard oral arguments Sept. 14 at the Temple of Justice in Olympia on the question of whether employers should be mandated to pay their piece-rate workers a separate hourly rate for work not directly connected to production, such as training or waiting for equipment.

Grape & Wine Issues Caucus set for Nov. 14 in Yakima

By |August 30th, 2017|

Washington Winegrowers and the Washington Wine Institute will hold their Grape & Wine Issues Caucus on Nov. 14 in Yakima.

WAEF hosting ESL forum in Central Washington

By |August 29th, 2017|

The Washington Apple Education Foundation will host its fifth adult English as a second language forum on Sept. 13 at Central Washington University in Ellensburg, Washington. The forum is open to providers of adult ESL located in Central Washington.

Perry, cider’s understated cousin, making its own name

By |August 29th, 2017|

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by Linda Weiford, WSUNews

An alcoholic beverage made from fermented pears that was a favorite drink of Napoleon’s is gaining popularity

Cosmic Crisp field day rescheduled

By |August 28th, 2017|

Washington State University has rescheduled its field day for the WA 38 apple, better known as Cosmic Crisp.

NAFTA is the talk of USApple Outlook conference

By |August 24th, 2017|

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The three parties to the North American Free Trade Agreement — the United States, Canada and Mexico — have entered

Unusual property coming on market near Walla Walla

By |August 24th, 2017|

A land brokerage has announced a call for bids on a roughly 6,000 contiguous acre plot near Walla Walla, Washington.

European Union predicts down year for apples

By |August 24th, 2017|

The European Union is estimating a 9.343 million metric ton apple harvest for the 2017-18 growing season, down 21 percent from 2016, according to a press release from Interpoma. The total is equivalent to about 10.3 million U.S. tons, or 1.03 billion 20-pound boxes.

Free event in Yakima for growers Sept. 21 on intellectual property management

By |August 24th, 2017|

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A free Intellectual Property Washington Summit for growers will be held Sept. 21 at the Hilton Garden Inn in Yakima,

Wine Spectator donates $1 million to WSU wine program

By |August 22nd, 2017|

The Wine Spectator Scholarship Foundation will donate $1 million to the Washington State University Viticulture & Enology program.

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