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Washington Apple Commission board accepting nominations

By |November 14th, 2016|

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The Washington Apple Commission is accepting nominations to replace Barbara Walkenhauer on the board of directors.

Walkenhauer, the current chairwoman, has

Washington’s 2016 Concord grape harvest is up, as are prices

By |November 11th, 2016|

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Washington Concord juice grape growers expect to harvest about 194,000 tons of fruit in 2016, up from last year’s drought-stunted

Orchard Bee Association meets Dec. 9 in Hood River

By |November 2nd, 2016|

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The Orchard Bee Association is meeting Dec. 9 in Hood River, Oregon.

Here’s their announcement:
People who are interested in bees, particularly

November events of note

By |October 26th, 2016|

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While a lot of growers have their focus on the various regional horticulture expos and trade shows starting in December,

USDA Reminds Fruit Producers of Crop Sales Nov. 20 Closing Deadline

By |October 14th, 2016|

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 The U.S. Department of Agriculture has put out a reminder that Nov. 20 is the final date to apply for crop

Northwest Farm Credit Services gives positive report on region’s tree fruit and wine grapes crops

By |October 6th, 2016|

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Northwest Farm Credit Services, the lending cooperative, reports a positive outlook for tree fruit and wine grape growers in its

Washington Winemakers Mike Wallace and Scott Pontin, RIP

By |October 3rd, 2016|

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Two prominent Washington State winemakers have died in recent days. The Yakima Herald reports that Mike Wallace owner of Hinzerling Winery

FDA awards Pennsylvania $6.3 million FSMA grant

By |September 27th, 2016|

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Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf has announced  that the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture  received a $6.3 million grant from the Food

State finalizes rules to kill maggots before shipping compost

By |July 8th, 2016|

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Washington state regulators have finalized special permit requirements for composters seeking to transport feed stocks outside the apple maggot quarantine

Meet candidates for WSU’s “crucial” Food Safety Specialist position

By |June 16th, 2016|

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WSU is inviting growers and others to participate in the selection of its Food Safety Specialist.

Here is the announcement:
During the

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