Huge gathering of growers set for December in Michigan.
Growers to gather for December’s annual conference in Yakima, Washington.
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.
U.S. apple and pear growers who may be harmed by ongoing international trade disputes will be able to apply for the federal government’s relief package beginning in October.
Tobin Northfield will work to develop sustainable strategies to contain pests that threaten apple, pear, cherry and other fruit crops.
The Food Purchase and Distribution Program will buy up to $1.2 billion in food products “unfairly targeted by unjustified retaliation.”
Now at 20.2 million boxes, crop estimate tops an early season prediction made in late June.
Pear Bureau Northwest hires regional marketing manager
Northwest's 2018 fresh pear crop expected to top last year
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
Pear handlers will elect nominees for a Wenatchee district grower position and a handler position on the Fresh Pear Committee of Marketing Order 927.
Pear handlers will elect nominees for a Yakima district grower position on the Fresh Pear Committee of Marketing Order 927.
For the second straight year, the pear industry has granted the Pear Retailer of the Year honor to a Phoenix-based natural foods store.
Those attending the Produce Marketing Association Fresh Summit will get a glimpse of Stemilt Growers without having to leave the conference.