Legal & Regulatory

Annual apple residue report now available

By |November 16th, 2018|

Washington Tree Fruit Research Commission residue study aims to help growers with their spray programs

California moves toward curtailing Lorsban

By |November 15th, 2018|

State’s Department of Pesticides Regulation suggests several temporary measures as they work toward permanent state-wide restrictions.

Good to Know: Biocontrol for bunch rot

By |October 25th, 2018|

Native yeasts have potential to inhibit fungal disease in Washington vineyards.

Napa Valley faces watershed moment

By |October 17th, 2018|

Woodland concerns behind vote to limit Napa vineyards.

Congress holds fate of new trade deal to replace NAFTA

By |October 4th, 2018|

While agreement calls for no tariffs on apples, pears and cherries between North American nations, Mexico’s separate 20 percent retaliatory tariff on U.S. apples could remain in place.

New regulations over wine wastewater

By |September 25th, 2018|

Reactions are mixed over new rule requiring many Washington state wineries to obtain a permit.

Money available for U.S. sweet cherry growers hurt by trade disputes

By |September 21st, 2018|

Cherry growers are expected to share in $111.5 million in aid as part of an overall $12 billion package the Trump administration approved to help growers and producers hurt by trade policies.

USDA shares details on relief program for apple and pear growers

By |September 7th, 2018|

U.S. apple and pear growers who may be harmed by ongoing international trade disputes will be able to apply for the federal government’s relief package beginning in October.

Tree fruit added to U.S. relief program for food impacted by trade disputes

By |August 28th, 2018|

The Food Purchase and Distribution Program will buy up to $1.2 billion in food products “unfairly targeted by unjustified retaliation.”

Gala on pace to topple Red Delicious’ reign

By |August 23rd, 2018|

Day 1 at the 2018 US Apple Outlook: U.S. growers expect Red Delicious to yield its place as the leading variety by volume for the first time in more than 50 years.

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