By Geraldine Warner|2013-11-18T17:56:25+00:00January 1st, 2012|
One of the biggest of the many problems with the H-2A foreign guest-worker program, from the grower’s point of view,
By admin|2013-11-18T17:58:35+00:00January 1st, 2012|
The federal H-2A foreign guest-worker program allows employers who are short of workers to bring people into the United States
By admin|2013-11-24T18:45:13+00:00January 1st, 2012|
The Napoleon cherry, a light, yellow-skinned variety, has been called different names through the centuries, several of them relating to
By Melissa Hansen|2013-11-18T17:55:39+00:00January 1st, 2012|
The online Northwest Grape Cost of Production Calculators, developed for wineries and vineyards, were recently updated to reflect today’s values.
By Melissa Hansen|2013-11-24T18:24:07+00:00January 1st, 2012|
Concord yields varied widely last year, ranging from no crop to 20 tons per acre.
Washington State’s juice and wine
By admin|2013-11-24T18:19:23+00:00January 1st, 2012|
Who would guess that, with unemployment at or just below double digits for three years, basic industries such as
By Richard Lehnert|2013-11-18T17:27:20+00:00January 1st, 2012|
Mark Rice, like almost every other commercial fruit grower, is concerned about his future labor supply. Rice needs about 100
By Richard Lehnert|2013-11-24T18:45:26+00:00January 1st, 2012|
David Rice is president of Rice Fruit Company and manager of packing and storage operations.
In recent years, Rice Fruit
By Richard Lehnert|2013-11-24T18:28:43+00:00January 1st, 2012|
Mark Rice chose to go with Kiku, a high quality Fuji fruit strain that is easier to grow than Honeycrisp
By Richard Lehnert|2014-08-13T17:00:33+00:00January 1st, 2012|
Lunch is often a Rice family affair, as several members work in the office or packing plant. From left are