Money available for U.S. sweet cherry growers hurt by trade disputes

By |September 21st, 2018|

Cherry growers are expected to share in $111.5 million in aid as part of an overall $12 billion package the Trump administration approved to help growers and producers hurt by trade policies.

WAEF honors volunteers for service

By |September 20th, 2018|

Xochitl Velazquez, Steve Clive and Washington Fruit & Produce were honoredfor their service to the foundation’s efforts with educational opportunities and scholarship awards.

Constance Savage named general manager of L’Ecole N° 41

By |September 20th, 2018|

L’Ecole’s current general manager Debbie Frol will retire at the end of the year.

USDA shares details on relief program for apple and pear growers

By |September 7th, 2018|

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.

Entomologist joins WSU’s Extension Center in Wenatchee

By |August 31st, 2018|

Tobin Northfield will work to develop sustainable strategies to contain pests that threaten apple, pear, cherry and other fruit crops.

New price for processed pears: $353 per ton

By |August 30th, 2018|

The new price is lower than the $360 per ton paid last year due to lower prices from the food service sector and the U.S. Department of Agriculture and an influx of Chinese canned pears sold at lower than the cost of U.S. production.

Stannard named new chair at USApple

By |August 29th, 2018|

She has been in the apple business since 1996 and is owner of New York Apple Sales, Inc., one of the largest marketers of New York state apples.

Tree fruit added to U.S. relief program for food impacted by trade disputes

By |August 28th, 2018|

The Food Purchase and Distribution Program will buy up to $1.2 billion in food products “unfairly targeted by unjustified retaliation.”

New U.S. apple crop estimate revised downward

By |August 24th, 2018|

256.2 million bushel crop prediction on Day 2 of US Apple Outlook meeting is 6 percent lower than USDA's estimate from two weeks ago, largely based on changes in Washington's crop.

Gala on pace to topple Red Delicious’ reign

By |August 23rd, 2018|

Day 1 at the 2018 US Apple Outlook: U.S. growers expect Red Delicious to yield its place as the leading variety by volume for the first time in more than 50 years.

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