Oregon Grower Bob Bailey named 2017 Cherry King

By |January 20th, 2017|

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Bob Bailey of Orchard View Farms in The Dalles, Oregon, was named the 2017 Cherry King at the Cherry Institute

Empire State Producers Expo: Thursday wrapup

By |January 19th, 2017|

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When placing the end post of your orchard trellis system, think of a game of tug of war.

The human body,

Washington grower and packer Gary W. Hansen dies at 73

By |January 19th, 2017|

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Gary W. Hansen, the former president of Hansen Fruit and Cold Storage of Yakima, Washington, died Jan. 15 after a

Grape and wine research review rescheduled for Jan. 30-31

By |January 18th, 2017|

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The Washington State Grape and Wine Research Program’s research review has been rescheduled for January 30 and 31 at the

Empire State Producers Expo: Wednesday wrapup

By |January 18th, 2017|

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A sparsely attended but lively discussion about H-2A guest workers highlighted Wednesday’s proceedings at the Empire State Producers Expo in

Empire State Producers Expo: Tuesday wrapup

By |January 17th, 2017|

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No more theory. No more hypothetical examples.

Four apple growers, as well as a few vegetable farmers, drafted their real-life food

Empire State Producers Expo: Monday wrapup

By |January 17th, 2017|

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About 50 farmers, many of them apple growers, took one of their first official first steps toward complying with the

Oregon’s largest apple grower sells to Washington company

By |January 13th, 2017|

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Earl Brown & Sons, the largest apple grower and packer in Oregon, has been sold to the Foreman Fruit Co.

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

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

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