Industry members fear trade disputes could impact largest export market.
Colleagues carry on cherry and pear postharvest projects of the late Yan Wang of Oregon State University, with some intriguing new findings.
A good sign for growers
Grower of the Year Mike Omeg has an impressive list of industry contributions and accomplishments.
Oregon State University is looking for sweet cherry growers in the Northwest to help develop a long-term Integrated Pest Management plan.
Nominations for grower and handler positions on the Washington Cherry Marketing Committee and Washington Apricot Marketing Committee will take place during industry meetings in January. The committees establish grade, size and pack regulations for fresh cherries and apricots from designated counties in Washington state.
Those attending the Produce Marketing Association Fresh Summit will get a glimpse of Stemilt Growers without having to leave the conference.