The Karstetter family expanded into row crops to help the third-generation growers build capital and keep the orchards in the family.
Rep. Newhouse, joined by industry members, urges Senate to vote on Farm Workforce Modernization Act before end of legislative session
In a Yakima press conference, Washington Rep. Dan Newhouse urged his Senate colleagues to take action on the Farm Workforce Modernization Act before this legislative session ends at the end of the year.
Washington’s Columbia Fruit Packers of Wenatchee and Frosty Packing of Yakima have announced a merger, stemming from strategic investment from Goldman Sachs Asset Management.
Washington growers expect to wait at least another month to begin harvesting WA 38, according to growers who opened their orchards to a preharvest tour organized by Washington State University on Sept. 15.