Northwest cherry growers expect larger crop in first estimate

By |May 3rd, 2016|

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Cherry growers throughout the Northwest expect to harvest 207,460 metric tons, or 20.7 million 20-pound equivalent boxes, in 2016, according

New website for U.S. Apple

By |April 25th, 2016|

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The U.S. Apple Association has released a new, mobile-friendly website at usapple.org.

The website continues to address the organization’s position on

How to check for apple and peach bud damage

By |April 20th, 2016|

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Eastern growers are assessing bud damage in their peach and apple blocks after an unseasonably warm March was followed by

Feds approve Lewis-Clark Valley AVA

By |April 20th, 2016|

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The federal government has approved a new wine grape appellation in the Northwest: the Lewis-Clark Valley American Viticultural Area (AVA).

The

Former MSU president, Dr. Gordon Guyer, 1926-2016

By |April 13th, 2016|

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Dr. Gordon Guyer, Michigan State University’s 18th president and longtime head of MSU Extension, has died. He was 89 years

OSU soil scientist to lead southern Oregon ag research station

By |April 6th, 2016|

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Soil scientist Richard Roseberg of Oregon State University and the Oregon Agricultural Experiment Station (OAES) has been named the new

Know your critical temperatures as East Coast freeze arrives

By |April 5th, 2016|

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The East Coast is experiencing a second round of winter, and the anticipated freezing temperatures could affect some fruit growers

Hortau expands in Pacific Northwest

By |March 30th, 2016|

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Hortau, a provider of precision irrigation management systems, is expanding its full line of products and services to the Pacific

Hudson Valley hires new tree fruit pathologist

By |March 30th, 2016|

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The Hudson Valley Research Laboratory has hired tree fruit plant pathologist Dr. Srdjan Acimovic.

Acimovic earned his doctorate in plant pathology

New hire for Pear Bureau Northwest

By |March 30th, 2016|

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Pear Bureau Northwest has hired Morgan Cairns as its sampling and event coordinator.

Cairns brings diverse experience in events, food service,

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