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Growers of the Year

Featured stories about legislation, trade, and people, including awards, appear in this issue.

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H-2A program requirements

January 1st, 2012|0 Comments

The federal H-2A foreign guest-worker program allows employers who are short of workers to bring people into the United States to do seasonal agricultural work.

Grape calculators revised

January 1st, 2012|0 Comments

The online Northwest Grape Cost of Production Calculators, developed for wineries and vineyards, were recently updated to reflect today’s values. The cost calculators, designed specifically

Good Point — Labor outlook is poor

January 1st, 2012|0 Comments

Frank Gasperini Who would guess that, with unemployment at or just below double digits for three years, basic industries such as agriculture, food processing, restaurants,

Committee nominations

January 1st, 2012|0 Comments

Nominations for board positions with several Pacific Northwest fruit industry groups will be held during upcoming horticultural meetings. Cherry Marketing Committee Nominations for three grower