Northwest Horticultural Council

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

Highlights in the new Farm Bill

By |February 5th, 2019|

2018 Farm Bill includes several provisions that affect the tree fruit industry.

Mike Willett crowned 75th Cherry King

By |January 18th, 2019|

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Mike Willett, manager of the Washington State Tree Fruit Research Commission, was crowned the 2019 Cherry King at the Northwest

President signs Farm Bill

By |December 20th, 2018|

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President Donald Trump on Thursday signed the $867 billion Farm Bill that Congress passed last week with bipartisan support.

The five-year

India delays additional apple tariff, again

By |December 19th, 2018|

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India has once again postponed implementing a retaliatory tariff on imported U.S. apples, this time until Jan. 31.

Earlier in 2018,

Congress passes $867 billion Farm Bill

By |December 12th, 2018|

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Today Congress passed an $867 billion Farm Bill with strong bipartisan support. The House of Representatives voted 386-47 in favor

Tariff relief: USDA apple and pear purchases underway

By |December 11th, 2018|

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The federal government has made its first round of fresh apple purchases as part of its make-up call to growers

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.

Good to Know: Food safety Q&A

By |July 31st, 2018|

To keep you abreast of the latest information, Good Fruit Grower, in cooperation with industry professionals, is presenting an occasional column to answer some of the more frequently asked questions about implementation of the Food Safety Modernization Act.

Two Northwest associations focused on trade finalize affiliation

By |July 5th, 2018|

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

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