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“Recall Ready” workshop May 22 in Pasco, May 23 in Des Moines, WA

April 18th, 2018|0 Comments

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Three organizations are teaming up to offer training on what to do when hit by

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WSU holds workshop May 24 on how to analyze data from drones

April 18th, 2018|0 Comments

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Washington State University hosts on May 24 in Prosser, Washington, a workshop on how to

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Washington apple foundation sets May 1 deadline for apple art contest

April 12th, 2018|0 Comments

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The Washington Apple Education Foundation, the charity of the tree fruit industry, has launched a

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Free training seminars on labor laws May 8 and May 10 in central Washington

April 11th, 2018|0 Comments

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Four agencies are co-sponsoring training sessions on federal and state labor requirements for farm labor.

The

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US Apple denounces as “harmful” and “inaccurate” EWG’s so-called annual Dirty Dozen list

April 10th, 2018|0 Comments

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The activist Environmental Working Group put out its annual “Dirty Dozen” list, again criticizing the

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USApple: fresh apple inventories from 2017 crop at 61.3m bushels

April 6th, 2018|0 Comments

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The US Apple Association, giving the first report on the 2017 apple crop, says this year’s

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Apple education foundation seeks applications for ESL and citizenship programs

April 5th, 2018|0 Comments

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The Washington Apple Education Foundation, the charity of Washington’s tree fruit industry, is seeking applications

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May 1 is deadline for nursery growers to get USDA crop insurance

April 4th, 2018|0 Comments

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USDA’s Risk Management Agency has put out the word that May 1 is the deadline

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Who wins in China-U.S. trade tiff? How about Australia? reports CNBC

April 4th, 2018|0 Comments

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CNBC says China slapping a tariff on U.S. agriculture goods, including apples and cherries, puts

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Okanagan Specialty Fruits names Armen VP

April 2nd, 2018|0 Comments

Okanagan Specialty Fruits names Armen VP

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Pear Committee nominations-Wenatchee district

March 26th, 2018|0 Comments

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Pear handlers and growers will elect nominees for positions on the Fresh Pear Committee (FPC)

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Pear committee nominations-Mid Columbia district

March 26th, 2018|0 Comments

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Pear handlers will elect nominees for positions on the Fresh Pear Committee (FPC) of Marketing

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WSU No. 1 in USDA research, development expenditures

March 26th, 2018|0 Comments

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Washington State University’s leadership in agricultural research and development was highlighted in a recent report

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USApple disappointed growers “in the crosshairs” in China-U.S. trade dispute

March 23rd, 2018|0 Comments

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The U.S. Apple Association expressed extreme disappointment that tree fruit may be a casualty in

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Learn how research benefits wine industry at two events

March 22nd, 2018|0 Comments

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Washington State University and the Washington Wine Commission are co-sponsoring events to provide information on

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USDA awards $63.5m to support clean plant stock

March 22nd, 2018|0 Comments

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture has announced $63.5 million for efforts to prevent the introduction

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Washington wine foundation adds new members

March 21st, 2018|0 Comments

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Four people have joined the  Washington Wine Industry Foundation as board directors. They are Corina

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Legal battle over Cosmic Crisp unlikely to affect availability of new trees

March 16th, 2018|0 Comments

Sources describe how dispute began

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Growers flock to Washington, lobbying legislators

March 16th, 2018|0 Comments

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Apple growers appeared in Washington, D.C. on Thursday, visiting more than 100 legislative offices to

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WSU talks tough, Phytelligence talks softer in suits over Cosmic Crisp

March 13th, 2018|0 Comments

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This post from March 13 has been updated with new statements from Washington State University

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Gallo and others doing pilot program for unmanned vehicle

March 12th, 2018|0 Comments

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A maker of unmanned vehicle systems said it is doing a pilot programs with large-scale

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West Coast growers waiting to see results of late chill

March 9th, 2018|0 Comments

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Only time will tell how bad it is, but growers up and down the West

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Dobashi named CEO of Wafla

March 8th, 2018|0 Comments

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Wafla, the human resources organization responsible for the bulk of Washington’s H-2A guest workers, has

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Domex Superfresh appoints director of business development

March 8th, 2018|0 Comments

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Paul Newstead has joined Domex Superfresh Growers as Director of Business Development.

According to the company’s

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Washington research commission hires special projects coordinator

March 8th, 2018|0 Comments

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Rob Curtiss has been hired by the Washington Tree Fruit Research Commission as special projects

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IFTA awards Grower of the Year award during New Zealand tour

March 5th, 2018|0 Comments

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The International Fruit Tree Association presented its Grower of the Year award during the annual

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Pear bureau announces election

March 5th, 2018|0 Comments

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Pear Bureau Northwest has issued the following announcement: Pear growers will elect nominees for positions

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2017 Washington wine grapes fetched high prices

March 2nd, 2018|0 Comments

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Washington wine grape growers harvested 227,000 tons in 2017, according to the Crush Report released

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In New Zealand, IFTA honors contributors to apple industry

March 2nd, 2018|0 Comments

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The first group of fruit growers visiting New Zealand for the International Fruit Tree Association

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Study shows temps at which cherry buds are damaged

February 28th, 2018|0 Comments

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Oregon State University researcher David Gibeaut has posted online the results of his differential thermal

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Munch Madness? USApple rolls out pun-laden promotion

February 28th, 2018|0 Comments

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Munch Madness has begun.

The third annual promotion of the U.S. Apple Association pits apple varieties

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Washington’s organic apple acreage grew 37 percent

February 28th, 2018|0 Comments

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Organic apple acreage certified in Washington in 2017 exceeded expectations as certified orchards grew 37

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We have a winner in our Gator Giveaway

February 22nd, 2018|0 Comments

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We have a winner! And she’s used to it.

Leah Eddie of Grandview, Washington, is the

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IFTA explores Nelson, New Zealand

February 22nd, 2018|0 Comments

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Editor’s note: This post has been updated to correct “flaring” to flowering,” a goof resulting

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New Zealand growers welcome IFTA Study Tour groups

February 17th, 2018|0 Comments

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The International Fruit Tree Association 2018 summer tour and conference kicked off with a welcome

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WSU hires McCord and Northfield for two tree fruit positions

February 15th, 2018|0 Comments

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Washington State University has hired two new researchers — a cherry breeder and an entomologist

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Follow our editors while they report on the IFTA New Zealand visit

February 15th, 2018|0 Comments

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Editor Shannon Dininny and Photojournalist TJ Mullinax are in New Zealand, covering the study tour

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Madden joins NHC as VP for scientific affairs

February 15th, 2018|0 Comments

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The Northwest Horticultural Council has hired Barbara Madden as vice president for scientific affairs, effective

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WSU hires new food safety specialist

February 14th, 2018|0 Comments

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Faith Critzer, an experienced food safety extension specialist, joined Washington State University in January. She

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Washington Winegrowers honor longtime industry leaders

February 6th, 2018|0 Comments

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The Washington Winegrowers Association honored four longtime industry leaders on Tuesday during a lunch banquet

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WAVEx event set for March 15

February 1st, 2018|0 Comments

WAVEx event set for March 15

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Ashley Thompson picked for OSU Mid Columbia Extension Faculty

January 31st, 2018|0 Comments

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Ashley Thompson will be officially starting as Oregon State University Mid-Columbia Horticultural Extension Faculty on

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GMO Arctic Fuji apple passes another approval milestone

January 30th, 2018|2 Comments

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Okanagan Specialty Fruits, maker of the genetically-modified, non browning Arctic announced today their GMO Arctic

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Report: Mexican workers accuse blueberry farm of threats, intimidation

January 26th, 2018|0 Comments

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The Seattle Times reports that a lawsuit against a major blueberry grower and recruiting company

Pear growers elect Fresh Pear Committee on Feb. 9 in Hood River

January 25th, 2018|0 Comments

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Pear growers will elect nominees for positions on the Fresh Pear Committee (FPC) of Marketing

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Registration opens for February pesticide handlers course

January 17th, 2018|0 Comments

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Workers who need to renew or obtain their pesticide handlers license in Washington state can

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WSU picks André-Denis Wright as new dean of agriculture college

January 16th, 2018|0 Comments

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Dr. André-Denis Wright, an internationally recognized researcher and director of the School of Animal and

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Northwest cherry growers think global at 75th institute

January 12th, 2018|0 Comments

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Following a record crop year, Northwest cherry growers got several reminders about pruning, the latest

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Long live the King

January 12th, 2018|0 Comments

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Lynn Long, a longtime Oregon State University horticulturist, was named the annual Cherry King on

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Huge tract of prime land near Walla Walla sold to San Francisco group

January 12th, 2018|0 Comments

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Farmland LP of San Francisco is the intended buyer in one of the most-watched sales