Ross Courtney

Study support for pears

By |May 17th, 2018|

Science panel seeks boost in funding to help with increasing costs of pear research projects.

Concerns over China top Northwest cherry growers meeting

By |May 16th, 2018|

Industry members fear trade disputes could impact largest export market.

Meet WSU’s new breeder — Video

By |May 14th, 2018|

Per McCord assumes duties with Washington State University’s stone fruit program.

Washington Supreme Court rules on piece-rate down time

By |May 10th, 2018|

Washington Supreme Court rules on piece-rate down time

Cherry growers make first crop prediction for 2018 season

By |May 10th, 2018|

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Northwest cherry growers estimate harvesting 22.6 million 20-pound box equivalents in their first crop forecast of the year.

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Getting creative with labor housing

By |May 9th, 2018|

Agricultural employers seeking innovative ways to put up H-2A workers.

Kids are all right when it comes to hiring

By |May 2nd, 2018|

Quirks and regulations aside, minors can help fill out labor ranks.

Roles are changing in crop consulting

By |May 2nd, 2018|

Crop consultants are venturing into new arenas with shifts in industry.

What to do if there’s a strike

By |April 30th, 2018|

Walkouts last year provide lessons on how to prepare for labor unrest.

Preparing for fire

By |April 25th, 2018|

Foresters, growers give advice for protecting orchards and vineyards from wildfires.

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