Pacific Northwest

Pear Bureau Northwest welcomes new marketing communications manager

Pear Bureau Northwest is pleased to announce Jim Morris has joined the organization as Marketing Communications Manager. Morris brings over 12 years of combined retailer and marketing experience to the Pear Bureau Northwest team. Most... more »

WineVit 2022 to be held in-person Feb. 7-10, Washington Winegrowers announces

The Washington Winegrowers Association plans to hold WineVit 2022 in-person Feb. 7–10 at the Three Rivers Convention Center in Kennewick, Washington. Formerly known as the Winegrowers Convention & Trade Show, WineVit is an annual opportunity... more »

Bernadine Strik honored with Duke Galletta Award from NABC 

Bernadine Strik, a veteran professor of horticulture and a berry crop specialist and researcher at Oregon State University, was honored with the Duke Galletta Award for Excellence in Horticultural Research by the North American Blueberry... more »

#PearPizza campaign returns for National Pizza Month

Just in time for National Pizza Month, USA Pears is bringing back its pear pizza takeover campaign. Following a successful execution the past two seasons, resulting in greater consumer awareness of pears on pizza, the... more »

First labor contractors get Clearview certification for recruitment practices

Stronger Together US has announced Oregon-based AgriLabor and California-based AgSocio are the first farm labor contractors (FLCs) to achieve Clearview certification in the United States. Clearview is a global certification program that recognizes  farm labor... more »

Deregulation extended for apple variety PG451 Arctic Gala

The USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service is extending deregulation to an apple variety, designated as PG451 Arctic Gala, developed using genetic engineering to prevent browning by Okanagan Specialty Fruits Inc. Animal and Plant... more »

Larry Gut, MSU professor, remembered as a leading scientist, ag supporter

Professor Lawrence “Larry” Jerome Gut died Sept. 6, 2021, in Wenatchee, Washington, where he recently moved with his wife Kathleen Gut to retire near family and friends. According to a Sept. 20 announcement by Michigan... more »

H-2A workers win $3M settlement against Stemilt Ag Services

A federal judge has approved a $3 million settlement between Wenatchee, Washington-based Stemilt Ag Services and more than 1,100 H-2A workers. “They were routinely threatened that if they received three written warnings, they would be... more »

Current Issue

Michigan grower takes helm of USApple board

Water woes challenge Western ag

A sentimental look at the impact of Larry Gut

Meet the Fruit & Vegetable 40 Under Forty Class of 2021

Climatology, tree and small fruits Great Lakes EXPO topics

BioConsortia bids to make a mark on industry

Controlling rodent pests in the orchard

Farm Market column: Seek a brand that builds positive customer response

National Council of Agricultural Employers column: Farm community can help lead to better times

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