Strawberry production in California is keeping pace with last year even though there are fewer acres and more berries being diverted to processing.
Idaho's wine industry and economic development officials are teaming up to promote the pending Lewis-Clark Valley American Viticultural Area when it is approved.
While some hop varieties suffer from heat and drought in Washington's Yakima Valley, the industry an
The harvest of wine grapes has begun in California's Napa Valley. Vintners expect a slightly lighter
Heat, drought and not enough labor are all factors growers and packers are dealing with as Washington's apple and pear harvests get underway.
Washington cranberry growers are enjoying the sunshine, but keepin their fingers crossed that rain is coming.
New research from the University of California-Davis credits almond production in California with having a lighter carbon footprint than other protein-based foods.
Farmers will learn about alternatives to pesticides in the fight against the spotted wing drosophila during an Aug. 4 workshop.
A master's degree graduate at Washington State University has been instrumental in identifying more fungal species that cause grapevine trunk disease.
Navel orange production in California finished the 2014-15 season at close to the 79 million cartons predicted in the National Agricultural Statistics Service's revised estimate.
Additional discoveries of the citrus disease huanglongbing in Southern California has prompted the University of California Cooperative Extension to urge growers to monitor their trees for symptoms. The university is engaged in various research projects...
Washington's tree fruit industry and other labor-intensive agriculture are grappling with a state Supreme Court ruling requiring piece-rate workers be paid separately for rest breaks. The industry fears civil litigation may make it retroactive, costing...
According to the lawsuit, the Oregon Department of Agriculture investigated and found that herbicide drift had occurred.
Testing of a robotic apple picker may occur this fall by Washington State University engineers and scientists. A successful system could alleviate labor shortages and save growers a lot in labor costs.