Legal & Regulatory

Washington State Ag Department seeks grower input on top priorities

By |July 17th, 2018|

The Washington State Department of Agriculture’s Specialty Crop Block Grant Program is asking growers and industry workers to take part in a survey to identify top priorities for the program.

USDA extends labor housing program to growers putting up H-2A workers

By |July 10th, 2018|

The U.S. Department of Agriculture administrates loans and grants designed to employers who build or improve housing for farmworkers, but they had always been restricted to U.S. citizens or permanent residents.

What makes a ‘cultural’ orchardist?

By |July 5th, 2018|

Researchers examine how growers pick nonchemical pest management tactics.

Two Northwest associations focused on trade finalize affiliation

By |July 5th, 2018|

Northwest Fruit Exporters is now a member of the Northwest Horticultural Council.

Good to Know: Help for managing Oriental fruit moth

By |June 28th, 2018|

OFM damage is on the rise in Washington orchards.

Steven Murray Jr., a young grower from Bakersfield, California

By |June 28th, 2018|

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family background / Steven has helped change Murray Family Farms’ business, adding farm markets and agritourism at locations in California’s

Quarantine in New York’s Niagara County for European cherry fruit fly

By |June 14th, 2018|

U.S. officials are taking action to stop the potential spread of an invasive fruit fly that could threaten the cherry crop in New York state.

EverCrisp release ramps up

By |June 13th, 2018|

Midwest Apple Improvement Association marketing its first new apple.

Northwest tree fruit delegation heads to D.C. to talk trade

By |June 7th, 2018|

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A delegation representing the Northwest tree fruit industry will be meeting with Trump administration officials and members of Congress next

Tart growers target Turkey

By |June 6th, 2018|

U.S. tart cherry industry weighs legal challenge to low-price imports.

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