The USDA will buy more cranberries than New Jersey grows in a year. For that, a Washington farmer is grateful.
Certain wine grape pests, including some bad ones, have yet to show up in Washington vineyards, acco
Apple prices and grower returns are falling from this year's large Washington apple crop. It's likel
A freeze and then rain is making the toughest harvest for Washington tree fruit nurseries in years.
The U.S. Department of Labor said it's been negotiating a possible resolution to its "hot goods" lawsuits against Oregon blueberry farms.
The USDA is buying up to 68 million pounds of cranberries to stablize prices.
Already reeling from low prices due to oversupply, the Washington apple industry now is losing important overseas sales due to the longshoremen's union work slow down.
A coalition of groups representing fruit growers in Idaho will renew a five-year agreement with the University of Idaho that will provide UI's Parma research station $30,000 a year. The money has helped the station continue its fruit orchard trials.
As the holiday season approaches, navel oranges from California are smaller than usual because of the drought. But their sugar contents and utilization rates are high, industry insiders say.
Use of H-2A visa foreign guestworkers continues to leap upward in Washington state, mainly driven by the state's tree fruit industry.
Four months after the largest wildfire in Washington state history burned 256,000 acres, caused one death and millions of dollars in loss of 300 homes, 1,000 cattle, 500 miles of fencing and millions of board feet of timber, ranchers face years on the...
The Idaho State Department of Agriculture has confirmed that an insect found by a Boise homeowner was a brown marmorated stink bug, which feeds on a wide range of crops. ISDA officials believe it was an isolated incident involving a lone bug but will set...
Washington apple prices are the lowest they've been in eight years as the industry grapples with selling a crop 20 percent larger than the previous receond high.
True, Oregon growers and wine makersare an optimistic bunch and never speak badly of their work, but they say this year was one for the ages.