Washington State

Washington wine research seminar scheduled

Registration is open for WAVEx, a condensed version of the popular research seminar called Washington Advancements in Viticulture and Enology (WAVE). The half-day session on July 11, 2018, from 1:00-4:00 p.m. at Chateau Ste. Michelle... more »

PMA hires regional VP for western US, Canada

The Produce Marketing Association (PMA) has created a senior leadership position for its West Coast presence. Produce industry veteran Steve Lutz joins the association’s staff next month... more »

Cool springs set well with fruit tree growers

Stable springs without hard frosts are sitting well for fruit tree growers around the country. In Washington state, growers are set up for a good growing season. “A great spring where it isn’t too hot... more »

Rainier Fruit took 100,000 apples to the Boston Marathon

Rainier Fruit offered nearly 100,000 apples to runners, guests, and fans in the days surrounding the 122nd Boston Marathon. As a sponsor of the event, Rainier is the Official Apple of the Boston Marathon, according... more »

Rainier Fruit targets yoga enthusiasts for sales

Rainier Fruit, a leading producer of organic and conventional apples, pears, cherries, and blueberries recently announced a partnership with Wanderlust, the world's largest producer of yoga lifestyle events. Rainier Fruit will be the presenting healthy... more »

WSU, Phytelligence sue each other over Cosmic Crisp apple

Washington State University (WSU) and a private company spun off from the university have filed dueling lawsuits regarding commercialization of the much-anticipated Cosmic Crisp apples. WSU announced March 14 it had filed a countersuit in... more »

Washington State Tree Fruit Association plans annual meeting, expo

The Washington State Tree Fruit Association (WSTFA) will host the 113th Annual Meeting and NW Hort Expo at the Three Rivers Convention Center Dec. 4-6 in Yakima, Washington. The three-day event serves as a forum... more »


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