New “alien” wasp found in Washington State; could be bad news for stinkbug

By |October 23rd, 2015|

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Washington State University has announced the discovery in Washington State of a wasp from Asia that eats the eggs of the

24 specialty crop proposals in Wa State receive $4.1m

By |October 16th, 2015|

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The Washington State Department of Agriculture says that it will award approximately $4.1 million in grant funding through the U.S.

WSU reports on growth in organic tree fruit

By |September 14th, 2015|

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Organic apples grown and packed in Washington state in the 2013-14 season had a total f.o.b. value of more than

WAEF honors Shindler as volunteer of the year

By |August 27th, 2015|

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Mallory Shindler is a volunteer of the year

The Washington Apple Education Foundation has named Mallory Shindler its volunteer of the

Des Layne takes new WSU position in Pullman

By |August 26th, 2015|

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Dr. Desmond Layne, hired by Washington State University three years ago as its tree fruit extension leader, has moved from

McFerson named director of WSU Tree Fruit Research Center

By |August 26th, 2015|

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Dr. Jim McFerson assumed the new role of director of Washington State University’s Tree Fruit Research and Extension Center in

C&O Nursery restructures management

By |August 24th, 2015|

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The board of C&O Nursery in Wenatchee, Washington, has restructured management of the company.

Todd Snyder, formerly company secretary, succeeded Jack

WA Supreme Court: Pay farm workers for rest breaks

By |July 16th, 2015|

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The Washington Supreme Court today ruled that piece-rate workers must be paid separately for rest breaks.

The Yakima Herald Reports:
OLYMPIA, Wash.

We’re on the road with IFTA’s Regional Tour in WA State

By |July 16th, 2015|

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Good Fruit Grower has a team covering the International Fruit Tree Association’s 2015 Regional Summer Tour in Washington State.

We’ll have

Northwest cherry growers have shipped a record 15.2m boxes

By |July 8th, 2015|

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Through July 6th, Northwest cherry growers have shipped 15.2 million 20-lb. boxes of fruit. That’s 21 percent more than the

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