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

Growers visit plots of cherries and apples during IFTA conference

By |February 7th, 2016|

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GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan — Tours, wine tasting and receptions all were on tap today (Sunday) on Day 2 of the International

IFTA conference opens in Grand Rapids, celebrates “moneymaker” apple varieties

By |February 6th, 2016|

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GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan — Tree fruit growers from all over the world have converged on Grand here for the International

Washington Association offers Spanish language training workshops

By |February 4th, 2016|

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The Washington State Tree Fruit Association is hosting a series of educational training workshops in collaboration with its industry partners,

Lawyer asks: can the EEOC be an ally of fruit industry?

By |January 29th, 2016|

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As a prominent Washington grower agrees to pay a fine, its lawyer asks why can’t U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission,

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