Northwest cherry growers expect larger crop in first estimate

By |May 3rd, 2016|

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Cherry growers throughout the Northwest expect to harvest 207,460 metric tons, or 20.7 million 20-pound equivalent boxes, in 2016, according

California council schedules June MRL workshop

By |March 10th, 2016|

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The California Specialty Crops Council will hold its 2016 MRL Harmonization Workshop June 1-2 in San Francisco.

The interactive seminar based

Washington growers can dispose of unwanted pesticides in May events

By |March 8th, 2016|

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The Washington State Department of Agriculture has schedule two events for growers to dispose of unwanted pesticides.

Here’s the announcement:
Currently, the

Wine Foundation scholarships deadline is March 15

By |February 24th, 2016|

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The Washington Wine Industry Foundation is offering over $30,000 in scholarships for undergraduate and post-graduate students studying viticulture, enology or related disciplines.

Seneca Foods buys Diana Fruit Co.

By |February 17th, 2016|

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Seneca Foods Corporation said today that it has purchased Diana Fruit Co.  Seneca said the purchases represented “a significant commitment

Michigan tart cherry growers switching to high-density plantings

By |February 12th, 2016|

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The cherries in that slice of pie most likely came from an orchard in Michigan, probably one in the northwest

Consumers will not tire of new varieties, Washington grower tells IFTA conference

By |February 10th, 2016|

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Fruit growers need look no further than the beverage aisle at their local convenience store for inspiration.

That’s according to Jeff

IFTA growers feel the big chill in Grand Rapids

By |February 10th, 2016|

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The word of the day Tuesday, Day 4 of the IFTA conference in Grand Rapids, Michigan, was brrr.

With temperatures in

WSU’s WA 2 apple will be re-launched and marketed as Sunrise Magic.

By |February 9th, 2016|

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Washington State University’s WA 2 apple will be marketed as Sunrise Magic, the university announced today.

This a re-launch of the

MSU researcher to growers: fire blight is just “bad, bad, bad”

By |February 8th, 2016|

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A Michigan State University researcher gave a bleak view of fire blight as one of the highlights today (Monday), Day

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