Pacific Northwest

2020 NW Cherry Research Review set for Nov. 12

The Washington Tree Fruit Research Commission is inviting those interested to attend this year’s NW Cherry Research Review. The session is Nov. 12 from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Confluence Technology Center,  285 Technology Center Way, Wenatchee,... more »

Oregon Women for Agriculture to host American Agri-Women National Convention

The 444th annual American Agri-Women (AAW) convention will be held in Tigard, Oregon, from November 6-10 at the Embassy Suites on Washington Square. It is the annual gathering of the largest affiliate organization of women... more »

$1.92M in farm stress assistance grants go to WSU, others

Washington State University is one of four recipients of new federal funding that supports agricultural stress assistance. The USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) Oct. 22 rolled out... more »

Pear Bureau Northwest names Harris Teeter Retailer of the Year

Pear Bureau Northwest (PBNW) presented the award for 2019 Pear Retailer of the Year to Harris Teeter. Presented on the show floor of the 2019 PMA Fresh Summit, the award is based upon tactics devoted to... more »

Labor, trade issues continue to hurt Washington state farmers

While trade disputes and labor costs continue to affect Washington agriculture, Wenatchee-based McDougall & Sons co-owner Scott McDougall said the situation could get worse. At a Farm Hall hosted by the Washington Policy Center, McDougall said that annual increases in... more »

Washington State Wine grant program builds research

The Washington State Wine Commission will launch a competitive grant program in 2020 to expand its reach and support of viticulture and enology research. The new program establishes the means to encourage scientists, regardless of... more »

Sweet cherries improves sleep with melatonin, perfect for Daylight Savings

With Daylight Savings coming to an end, sweet cherries are the perfect superfood to help your body adjust to the time change and ensure a great night's rest. Amongst other studies, the comprehensive "A Review... more »

Washington Small Fruit Conference & Lynden Ag Show set for Dec. 4-6

The Washington Small Fruit Conference is a three-day conference with the latest relevant research information delivered by the scientists performing the research. The 9th Annual WA Small Fruit Conference is presented by WA Red Raspberries & WA Blueberry Commission, and Washington... more »


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