A global wine and wine grape broker tells Washington winemakers that the greatest opportunities right now are in premium wines.
Washington State University has renamed the apple variety WA 2 "Sunrise Magic" and hopes that and a
Washington apple prices continue to slowly rise and grower returns may be five to six times higher t
The Washington Growers League and groups in Wisconsin and Texas are surveying farmers about child ca
Cold, blustery and wet weather in California could interfere with bee activity during the almond blossom, industry officials warn.
It's not a huge problem, but Central Washington orchards, particularly in the north and higher elevations, have dealt with more snow as they push to get winter pruning done.
Washington Growers League, in Yakima, is looking at greater grower financing for farmworker housing, and the League and other groups continue to look for public and private funding for the same.
Wine grape production in Idaho was down by almost 50 percent in 2015 but vintners say grape quality was excellent.
The Equal Opportunity Employment Commission has dropped all of its sexual harassment claims and court appeals against a large Washington apple grower in exchange for the company paying claimants.
Prune prices to growers will likely drop slightly this year because of global competition, the leader of a California cooperative says.
Beekeepers across the country had another rough winter in terms of honey bee losses, tightening supplies and pushing up growers' pollination costs as the almond blossom in California is about to begin.
A top official at Oregon's Bureau of Labor and Industries offered farmers advice on calculating sick leave wages for piece-rate workers.
Almost three months in her new job, WSU Extension tree fruit specialist Tianna Dupont met many growers at annual meetings.
New genes that confer Eastern Filbert Blight resistance are being incorporated into hazelnut trees.