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Washington’s red raspberry crop breaks record
The Washington Red Raspberry Commission reports a record crop this year.

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Cranberry farmers struggle with high supply, low prices
Cranberry farmers struggle with high supply, low prices
Washington and Oregon cranberry growers enjoy a good harvest, but Wisconsin farmers will dictate market conditions.
DOL seeks additional charges against growers
DOL seeks additional charges against growers
The U.S. Department of Labor wants to expand litigation against Oregon blueberry farmers accused of "hot goods" labor law violations.
Idaho apple growers report bumper crop
Idaho apple growers report bumper crop
With Idaho's apple harvest winding down, orchardists are reporting a bumper crop this year.
Washington apple harvest starts final leg
Washington apple harvest starts final leg
Washington apple harvest enters the home stretch with more selective picking than normal because of a huge crop. Harvest started Aug. 1 and will finish about Nov. 15.
Mathisons renew effort to gain more cherry ground
Mathisons renew effort to gain more cherry ground
It seemed dead in February, but now the Mathison family is making a new attempt to get public lands for cherry orchard expansion in prime cherry and wildlife country south of Wenatchee.
Carlton fire victims file claims
Carlton fire victims file claims
Landowners who lost homes and property last summer in Washington's largest wildfire have filed claims against the state alleging negligence.
New guidelines aim to prevent bee die-offs
New guidelines aim to prevent bee die-offs
An industry group has suggested best-management practices to protect bees from pesticides during the almond blossom. Bee experts are lauding the effort, which follows a massive bee die-off at the end of the bloom earlier this year.
Apple Commission reps wary of GMO apples
Genetically modified Canadian apples may soon be approved by the USDA and Food and Drug Administration for production and sales in the U.S. Overseas promoters of Washington apples say that will make their jobs more difficult.
Mexico dumping claim may be next apple challenge
Mexico dumping claim may be next apple challenge
The Washington apple industry wants to sell more apples overseas because it's harvesting its largest crop on record. But it's been kicked out of China and Russia and now problems are brewing in Mexico, its No. 1 export market.
Mexican trucking pilot expires
A three-year pilot program of allowing Mexican trucks to deliver goods in the United States has expired and the Department of Transportation has not said what's next.