Unexpected language change in Farm Bill adds protections for intellectual property of new varieties.
Packing house highlights: Kershaw innovates old-school style, Washington Fruit stacks with robots and Columbia Fruit finds new vision with improved tunnel.
Using WA 38 graft wood fees, nursery institute donates funds for new growth chamber to Clean Plant Center Northwest.
Agricultural trucking lobbyist updates apple industry on driver pool, legislative efforts.
Buyers urged to buy American because "Kids CAN taste the difference" between U.S. pears and imports
Orchardists, packers seek capital from outside investors to modernize and expand.