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Cote: Ag Labor Reform A Priority For 2022
Cote: Ag Labor Reform A Priority For 2022
Of the six members of the U.S. Apple Association’s emerging leader program, the NextGen Apple Fellowship, two come from the Pacific Northwest. Tim Cote is a projects analyst and Director of Orchard Safety for AgriMACS in Yakima, noted while he was initially nervous about being named to the 2022 NextGen Apple Fellowship class, he’s looking forward to tackling some of the biggest issues impacting t
Thurlby: Northwest Cherry Crop Hit Hard By April Snow
Thurlby: Northwest Cherry Crop Hit Hard By April Snow
We have a better idea how damaging mid-April’s snow storm was to the Northwest cherry crop. During their recent five-state meeting, Northwest Cherry Growers forecasted the 2022 crop at 13-14 million 20-pound boxes. “There’s just not as many cherries out there, these growers have sustained some real hits, and the hope is that we have enough to harvest and we have enough to at least get out to the
Focus On Fruit for 05/12/22
Focus On Fruit for 05/12/22
What impact will the removal of Ag overtime exemption in Washington have on the local tree fruit industry? Jon DeVaney with the Washington state Tree Fruit Association offers his perspective. If you have a story idea for the PNW Ag Network, call (509) 547-1618, or e-mail gvaagen@cherrycreekmedia... Read More ...

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