Ag groups respond to Trump’s proposed budget

By |May 24th, 2017|

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Here is an ongoing roundup of responses to President Donald Trump’s federal budget proposal, which was released Tuesday, May 23.
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Seattle Times: Tree Top uses surplus peaches to feed hungry

By |May 19th, 2017|

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From The Seattle Times:
There’s the old adage, “When life gives you lemons, make lemonade.”

Tree Top, the food processing co-op based

BC Tree Fruits Cooperative issues cherry forecast

By |May 17th, 2017|

The BC Tree Fruits Cooperative is estimating a 2017 crop of 12 million pounds of cherries, according to a news release issued Wednesday.

NW cherry growers forecast 227,000-ton crop

By |May 17th, 2017|

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Cherry growers from five Northwest states expect about 227,000 tons, or 22.7 million 20-pound boxes, from the 2017 crop.

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Processed Pear Committee looking for public member nominations

By |May 15th, 2017|

The public member position of the Processed Pear Committee will be up for nomination during the committee's annual meeting.

WSDA dedicates research greenhouse to study plant viruses

By |May 11th, 2017|

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The newest research greenhouse in Prosser, Washington, will dramatically expedite and expand the tree fruit industry’s ability to identify viruses

Scholarships available for IFTA trip to New Zealand

By |May 11th, 2017|

IFTA has reserved a limited number of spots on its 2018 New Zealand Study Tour and Annual Conference for recipients of Young Professional Scholarships.

WSU offering free soil testing

By |May 11th, 2017|

WSU Extension is offering free soil health testing to a limited number of growers in Eastern Washington.

Round One estimate of new cherry crop: 21.8 million 20-pound boxes

By |May 4th, 2017|

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The first cherry crop prediction of the year calls for a big, if late, season.

Growers expect to harvest about 21.8

The buzz is growing for Cosmic Crisp

By |May 4th, 2017|

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Cosmic Crisp has been a huge topic among growers for years, and now the variety is gaining profile in the

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