Orchardists, packers seek capital from outside investors to modernize and expand.
Huge gathering of growers set for December in Michigan.
Growers to gather for December’s annual conference in Yakima, Washington.
The Food Purchase and Distribution Program will buy up to $1.2 billion in food products “unfairly targeted by unjustified retaliation.”
Researcher examines effects of chilling, waxes and coatings on Ontario peaches.
OFM damage is on the rise in Washington orchards.
Researchers start with the roots to shrink trees.
A good sign for growers
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.