European cherry fruit fly quarantine in New York expands

By |May 21st, 2019|

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Federal regulators have expanded the quarantine zone for the European cherry fruit fly in New York to now include all

Mexico lifts tariff on U.S. apples

By |May 20th, 2019|

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Mexico announced today the lifting of a 20 percent tariff on U.S. apples, after the U.S. announced on May 17

Washington’s drought worsens

By |May 20th, 2019|

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A recent spell of rainy weather hasn’t helped much. Washington’s drought has officially gotten worse anyway.

Gov. Jay Inslee has expanded

Canadian nursery launches tissue culture lab

By |May 16th, 2019|

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This week, Upper Canada Growers announced the opening of a new tissue culture laboratory in Harrow, Ontario, that aims to

Michigan School for the Deaf awarded Apples4Ed grant

By |May 16th, 2019|

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At a celebratory event on May 7, U.S. Apple Association awarded students at the Michigan School for the Deaf a

Cherry growers gather to update crop estimate

By |May 15th, 2019|

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Growers and industry representatives from five Northwest cherry producing states predicted a crop of about 23.6 million 20-pound box equivalents

USDA proposes Fuji grading changes

By |May 9th, 2019|

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture has proposed a change to apple grading standards.

Earlier this week, the USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service

More changes for BC Tree Fruits

By |May 8th, 2019|

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British Columbia’s largest fruit company has purchased land on which to build a new packing line and company headquarters.

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Seneca to close pear plant

By |May 2nd, 2019|

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Seneca Foods is getting out of the processed pear business and will shutter its Sunnyside, Washington, plant this fall.

The Marion,

Washington State Fruit Commission board meeting May 15

By |May 2nd, 2019|

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The Washington State Fruit Commission board of directors meeting is scheduled Wednesday, May 15, at the Red Lion Hanford House

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