The facility in Bingen, Wash., started operation 100 years ago. The company packs apples, pears and cherries.
While many vineyards were spared by the fires that have devastated California’s wine country,
As the walnut industry is expecting a slightly smaller crop this year, some growers have rushed to f
Wine grape harvest is probably 80 to 90 percent done in Washington but vineyards still picking are b
Companies in Israel and California are the only two in the world actively working on developing robotic apple pickers as a solution to a shortage of human pickers.
The study by the trade group WineAmerica notes that while California accounts for the bulk of the revenue in wine, there are wineries in all 50 states generating jobs and income for their communities.
Hazelnut growers in Turkey ramped up production this year, driving down prices for growers in Oregon
At 96.5 cents per pound, the initial price for Oregon hazelnuts is 18 percent lower than last year.
California wine industry groups say their harvest was 90 percent complete when wildfires in the northern San Francisco Bay area kicked up late Oct. 8. They say they’ll work to secure recovery funds once the extent of damage is known.
Bottles sucked dry of wine among charred wildfire remains
Washington’s Gala, Honeycrisp and Golden Delicious apple crops picked out more than expected and early prices are stronger than a year ago.
The farm labor association WAFLA, the largest supplier of H-2A-visa foreign guestworkers in the Northwest, and its director are accused in a lawsuit of sexual harassment and discrimination.
The Washington Apple Education Foundation recognized more than 200 volunteers at its annual appreciation breakfast. The foundation awards nearly $1 million annually in scholarship to students from tree fruit families.
The California developer of a robotic apple picker says listening to potential customers and other inventors increases a new product’s chances of success.