Tips to work with rest break ruling

By |July 20th, 2015|

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Following the Washington Supreme Court’s July 16 ruling on Demetrio v. Sakuma, growers in the state are required to pay

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:
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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

Cornell hosts fruit tour for Spanish-speaking employees

By |July 14th, 2015|

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Cornell University extension’s Lake Ontario Fruit Team is organizing its first-ever summer tour for Spanish-speaking employees. It will be held

More bees lost in summer than winter

By |July 13th, 2015|

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Twenty-three percent of managed honeybee colonies were lost during the past winter, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. That’s

Schlect appointed to USDA committee

By |July 13th, 2015|

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Chris Schlect, president of the Northwest Horticultural Council, has been reappointed to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Policy Advisory

Jim Flore named Cherry Industry Person of the Year

By |July 9th, 2015|

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Michigan State University horticulture professor Jim Flore gladly accepted and quickly donned the official red sports jacket as he was

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

Fruit businesses assess damage after Wenatchee fire

By |June 30th, 2015|

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A wildfire that started as a brush fire near Wenatchee over the weekend affected several tree fruit businesses and destroyed

2015 Fruit Crop Guesstimate is in

By |June 25th, 2015|

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Fruit growers and processors met in Grand Rapids, Michigan, June 24 to take an early shot at guessing the size

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