Pacific Northwest

Washington State Wine Commission opens research grant program

The Washington State Wine Commission (WSWC) is soliciting research grant proposals for fiscal year 2024 (July 1, 2023 - June 30, 2024). The competitive research grant program fund short-term and intermediate research projects. Submittals will... more »

WSU presents pear IPM workshop

Washington State University Extension and the university’s Pear Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Team will present an intensive workshop on effective IPM for pears. The workshop is 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Pacific Dec. 14 at... more »

Walla Walla vineyard focuses on sustainability

High on the hills of Washington’s Walla Walla Valley, Woodward Canyon Winery practices sustainable growing methods, using beneficial insects to guard against pests and a focus on soil health.  Woodward Canyon is the region’s second-oldest... more »

WSU to present pear IPM workshop

Washington State University is presenting a Pear Integrated Pest Management Workshop. The IPM workshop is scheduled for 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. (Pacific) Dec. 14 at the Confluence Technology Center in Wenatchee, Washington, with an... more »

Pear Bureau: NW fresh crop in line with 5-year average

Pear Bureau Northwest’s (PBNW) first official estimate of the 2022-23 fresh pear crop for Washington and Oregon is 16.2 million standard box (averaging 44 pounds) equivalents, which is on par with the five-year average. Harvest... more »

CMI promotes new leaders, prepares for growth in apple category

CMI Orchards, Wenatchee, Washington, has promoted several positions, with leadership transitions to prepare for a period of tremendous growth. CMI President Bob Mast said the company continues to “evolve, grow and become ever more complex.... more »

Bryant Christie changes leadership

Bryant Christie Inc., a provider of global market solutions to the food, beverage and agribusiness industries, is changing its leadership team. Bill Bryant, chairman of Bryant Christie Inc. (BCI) since the company’s founding, has moved... more »

Washington State University presents pear psylla research

Washington State University’s Tree Fruit Research and Extension Center is presenting a Pear Psylla Field Day. The event, from 10 a.m. to noon Pacific Sept. 21, is at the McDevitt Orchard in Peshastin, Washington. [caption... more »

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