New WSU horticulture chair to focus on service and industry partnership

Amit Dhingra sees leading Washington State University’s Department of Horticulture as an opportunity to give back. “I’ve gotten a lot of support over the years from colleagues in this departm... more »

UNH kiwiberry team boosts production with first plant verification effort

One of the main barriers to commercial kiwiberry production for regional growers is knowing which varieties available from commercial nurseries are the most ideal to grow in ... more »

Reduce Apple Cullage and Increase Your Profits

(Sponsored) Designed to protect apples from sunburn browning, Raynox Sunburn Protectant significantly increases the percentage of premium fruit at packout. Independent testing conducted by the WA Tree... more »

New COVID-19 requirements released for Washington agriculture

On May 28, Washington state Gov. Jay Inslee released Proclamation 20-57, “Concerning the Health of Agricultural Workers” which provides required protections that must be in place by June 4. Full ... more »

ITC to track foreign cherry imports at urging of Michigan senators

Democratic U.S. Senators from Michigan Debbie Stabenow and Gary Peters announced May 29 the U.S. International Trade Commission will begin tracking foreign imports in order to accurately measure the i... more »

Farmers to Families Food Box, CFAP programs aired in PMA virtual town hall

A May 27 Produce Marketing Association virtual town hall featured Bruce Summers of the USDA Agricultural Marketing Service and Hunt Shipman of Cornerstone Government Affairs. The topics of discussi... more »

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