Legislation making its way through the Idaho Legislature would allow agricultural operations to use state inmates to harvest or process perishable commodities in the event of a worker shortage.
Students at Shasta College in Redding, Calif., are enrolled in a new 42-unit program to receive thei
Washington wine grapes reached a new record tonnage in 2013. The industry keeps growing, citing good
Bee colonies entered the almond blossom in California in relatively good health, but they'll be look
Wine distributors recently offered their sales advice at the 2014 Oregon Wine Symposium in Portland, Ore.
Leafhoppers can transmit the red blotch virus in grapes in greenhouses but may not be responsible for spreading the disease in nature, experts say.
More pears may be needed to save the canned pear industry as consumers continue to prefer fresh over canned pears and growers make good money on both, a canned pear promoter says.
A Chelan County, Wash., official says the Washington Department of Natural Resources has dropped plans to develop cherry orchards in Stemilt Basin near Wenatchee. West Mathison, president of Stemilt Growers, says that's a loss for the state and county.
Four Washington tree fruit organizations may be closer to becoming one for a clearer lobbying voice.
Oregon wineries, with their premium-priced Pinot noir, continue to thrive on direct to consumer marketing, a researcher and banker told the Oregon Wine Symposium.
A stretch of warm and dry weather in California's Central Valley has facilitated a vibrant almond blossom, signaling that spring is on its way.
A record $120,000 was raised by the Washington Wine Industry Foundation in an auction at the industry's recent annual meeting.
Use of H-2A visa foreign guestworkers continues to climb in Washington's tree fruit industry, and Oregon strawberry growers may turn to it.
The California olive industry says European olive oil is often mislabeled and lower-grade oil, and they’re pushing the federal government to give more scrutiny to imported varieties.