Mid-Columbia CORE pesticide training set

By |October 5th, 2017|

Mid-Columbia CORE pesticide training is scheduled for Dec. 13 from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. The workshop will be held in the Columbia Gorge Community College Lecture Hall, Building 2 in The Dalles.

Michigan State Extension seeks survey participants

By |October 5th, 2017|

Michigan State University Extension is looking for participants in its Fruit Team Impact Survey.

House bill would revamp H-2A program

By |October 3rd, 2017|

Northwest tree fruit industry groups tentatively praised Monday’s effort by U.S. Rep. Bob Goodlatte, R-Virginia, to revamp the nation’s agricultural guest worker program.

Wa Tree Fruit Research Commission is hiring

By |September 28th, 2017|

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The Washington Tree Fruit Research Commission, an agency whose work is invaluable to the tree fruit industry, is hiring a Special

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

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