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October 20th, 2013|0 Comments
Grower support was key in Stefano Musacchi’s decision to move to Washington State.
October 18th, 2013|0 Comments
Third-generation wine grape grower Randy Tucker has made wine in Washington’s Yakima Valley for 30 years. Through the decades, he’s changed business plans at Tucker
When Dr. Stefano Musacchi arrived in Washington State in August, he knew the expectations were high.
Musacchi, a world-renowned pomologist from Italy, was appointed to a
More food safety regulations are going to be a tough pill to swallow for tree fruit growers, but U.S. Food and Drug Administration officials say
Of the many new requirements that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is proposing as it implements the Food Safety Modernization Act, those relating to
As a grower and marketer of premium tree fruits for the fresh market, Craig Campbell had to adjust his mindset when he got into the
Online cherry sales in China were the highlight of a season that growers, marketers, and retailers would rather forget.
October 17th, 2013|0 Comments
If you’re a person who doesn’t like tattoos and body piercings, looks suspiciously at people with dark skin, doesn’t like to hear people speaking languages
The U.S. Apple Association lowered its estimate of the size of the United States apple crop by 3.2 million bushels from an estimate it made
The 2012 U.S. apple crop holds some lessons for apple marketers, lessons that are not “intuitive.” For example, consumers will buy apples even at high
We understand your risks and challenges. Mast said marketers understand the huge risks that growers take when planting orchards. Increasing production costs and retailers’ food
The Michigan tree fruit industry is exploring the idea of creating a commission to collect money from growers to strengthen research efforts.
The new Michigan Tree
Many growers whose orchards are in or near urbanized or suburbanized landscapes grab the opportunity to sell their fruit directly to consumers. They do so
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