NAFTA is the talk of USApple Outlook conference

By |August 24th, 2017|

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The three parties to the North American Free Trade Agreement — the United States, Canada and Mexico — have entered

Unusual property coming on market near Walla Walla

By |August 24th, 2017|

A land brokerage has announced a call for bids on a roughly 6,000 contiguous acre plot near Walla Walla, Washington.

European Union predicts down year for apples

By |August 24th, 2017|

The European Union is estimating a 9.343 million metric ton apple harvest for the 2017-18 growing season, down 21 percent from 2016, according to a press release from Interpoma. The total is equivalent to about 10.3 million U.S. tons, or 1.03 billion 20-pound boxes.

Free event in Yakima for growers Sept. 21 on intellectual property management

By |August 24th, 2017|

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A free Intellectual Property Washington Summit for growers will be held Sept. 21 at the Hilton Garden Inn in Yakima,

California eyes changes to chlorpyrifos regulation

By |August 21st, 2017|

The California Environmental Protection Agency has announced that two state agencies are pursuing actions that could lead to increased restrictions on chlorpyrifos, a widely used agricultural pesticide.

Cherry pesticide residue survey results available

By |August 17th, 2017|

The results of the Washington Tree Fruit Research Commission’s seventh annual cherry pesticide residue survey are now available.

WSTFA releases hand washing training video

By |August 17th, 2017|

The Washington State Tree Fruit Association has released a training video on hand washing for tree fruit packing house employees.

New version of UC Produce Facts app released

By |August 15th, 2017|

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The Postharvest Center at the University of California, Davis has released a new version of its “UC Produce Facts” app

Steinbach named Michigan Apples dietician

By |August 15th, 2017|

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The Michigan Apple Commission has named Shari Steinbach the official dietician of Michigan Apples.
Steinbach is president of Shari Steinbach &

Washington state authorities find live female gypsy moths

By |August 14th, 2017|

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After more than 40 years of trapping, the Washington State Department of Agriculture has discovered live female gypsy moths for

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