Good Fruit Grower

Kurrle: USApple works for growers

By |January 3rd, 2018|

Trade agreements, farm bill likely targets for 2018.

Bryant: Troubling signs on trade

By |January 3rd, 2018|

With talk of tariffs and ending NAFTA, the apple industry must use defense, data and offense to protect exports.

Stemilt partners to give back to children in central Washington

By |December 29th, 2017|

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For the fifth year, Stemilt has donated holiday gifts to foster children in central Washington state.

Stemilt is based in Wenatchee,

“They are there to find something wrong with you.”

By |December 27th, 2017|

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The New York Times paid a visit to a New York apple farm and described “unending layering” of new rules

Northwest Horticultural Council adds technical issues manager

By |December 27th, 2017|

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Anne Morrell has joined the Northwest Horticultural Council as its technical issues manager.

Morrell, who holds a doctorate in horticulture from

OSU names Mateus Pasa to lead cherry and pear research program

By |December 21st, 2017|

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Oregon State University has named Mateus Pasa, Ph.D., as assistant professor and leader of its horticulture research program at the

Wine Institute praises excise tax relief in new tax bill

By |December 20th, 2017|

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California’s Wine Institute celebrated passage of new tax legislation, saying it provided the first reduction in wine excise taxes in

California Supreme Court rules against farm owners

By |November 27th, 2017|

From the Los Angeles Times: "California’s highest court decided unanimously Monday that farmers may have a labor contract imposed on them if negotiations with a union fail to produce an agreement."

Mid-Atlantic Fruit and Vegetable Convention set for Jan. 30-Feb. 1

By |November 15th, 2017|

More than 2,400 fruit, berry and vegetable growers are expected to attend the 2018 Mid-Atlantic Fruit and Vegetable Convention set for Jan. 30-Feb. 1 at the Hershey Lodge and Convention Center in Hershey, Pennsylvania.

Wenatchee district pear grower, handler nomination meeting set

By |November 13th, 2017|

Pear handlers will elect nominees for a Wenatchee district grower position and a handler position on the Fresh Pear Committee of Marketing Order 927.

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