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Arizona expands quarantine area targeting citrus greening disease
Quarantine areas already included much of western Arizona as well as a small part of Santa Cruz County.

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New McDougall apple line eight months into maiden season
New McDougall apple line eight months into maiden season
McDougall & Sons Inc., Wenatchee, Wash., is on the move with a huge new apple and cherry packing facility to keep up with its expanding orchards.
Twin sisters turn heads on packing line
Twin sisters turn heads on packing line
Twin sisters live together and pack apples together. People can't tell them apart.
Wind machines, heaters fend off frost in Washington
Wind machines, heaters fend off frost in Washington
Freezing temperatures early the morning of April 15 may have damaged tree fruit and wine grapes in Central Washington, but probably not as much as last November's freeze. Effects of that are just now becoming more evident.
Nurseries given tips on preventing spread of citrus psyllid
Nurseries given tips on preventing spread of citrus psyllid
A California agency is urging nurseries to take steps to prevent the spread of the Asian citrus psyllid, which can carry a disease that could devastate the citrus industry. The effort comes as the USDA has offered another $23 million in grants to fight...
McFerson considering WSU tree fruit center job
McFerson considering WSU tree fruit center job
The manager of a state tree fruit research commission, funded by and representing private industry, is looking at also directing WSU's Tree Fruit Research and Extension Center.
Packers shrink apple crop as sales push continues
Packers shrink apple crop as sales push continues
Washington apple shippers continue to discard apples to help reduce the size of the record 2014 crop. Prices are low and may not have bottomed out.
Early bloom record set in Wenatchee
Early bloom record set in Wenatchee
Red Delicious apple trees are blooming their earliest in the past 93 years in Wenatchee due to warm weather in February and March. It means tree fruit is suceptible to frost damage longer.
Florida’s orange crop remains same, grapefruit dips
Florida is expected to produce 102 million boxes of oranges this growing season.