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Harvest/Buyer’s Guide

Featured stories covering Harvest/Buyer’s Guide in this issue.

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Northwest organic pear growers opt out of assessments

August 26th, 2016|0 Comments

Organic Pearxit

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WSTFA fills two key positions

August 26th, 2016|0 Comments

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Jacqui Gordon Nunez has been named director of education and member services at the Washington State Tree Fruit Association, based in Yakima, Washington.

Nunez has a

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Getting employees to switch from ladders to platforms

August 24th, 2016|2 Comments

All aboard

  • DAmeter

New tools to determine fruit quality parameters

August 23rd, 2016|0 Comments

Several devices and methods to measure fruit quality have been introduced to the market — here’s a look at what they do.

  • New Blue Bird Wenatchee cherry lines open

Bouncing back bigger and better

August 18th, 2016|0 Comments

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Eleven months to the day after a wildfire destroyed a packing house in central Washington, one of the Northwest’s oldest grower cooperatives reopened to cherry

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Trellis guide for high-density plantings in the works

August 16th, 2016|0 Comments

Trellis fails: Researchers aim to produce guide for growers

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Promising progress for solid-set delivery

August 11th, 2016|0 Comments

MSU research team improves system to reduce chemical waste.

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Woods: Getting ready for FSMA

August 11th, 2016|0 Comments

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Even as retailers continue to up the ante by adding more restrictive food safety requirements for produce suppliers, tree fruit growers and packers will soon

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Troublesome pest makes a comeback

August 10th, 2016|1 Comment

Thought to be eradicated years ago, grape rootworm has returned to New York and Pennsylvania vineyards.

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Hansen: Certified plants are only the first step

August 5th, 2016|0 Comments

Growers need to monitor for virus in early years of a “clean” vineyard.

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Red tape keeps some workers out

August 5th, 2016|0 Comments

Farm labor housing struggles against federal loan stipulation.

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Know your risks with Early Robin

August 5th, 2016|0 Comments

Early blush variety comes with growing challenges.

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Devon Newhouse, Young Grower from Sunnyside, Washington

July 29th, 2016|1 Comment

Devon’s family started out raising cattle in the Yakima Valley, then moved into hops, tree fruit and grapes.

  • Black stem borer traps

Bearing down on black stem borers – VIDEO

July 29th, 2016|1 Comment

New York researchers working to stop one of the newest apple pests.