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Tree Fruit News November 27


Update on Agricultural Worker Protection Standards (WPS)

The January 2018 training requirements (additional topics) for the WPS are delayed to allow more time for training materials and programs to be developed.  The training requirements remain the same as in 2015, which include…

Precision Agriculture in Apple Production Survey- Please Participate

Please consider responding to this short online survey on precision agriculture in apple production – it will only take 5 minutes of your time.

Washington Apple Storage Survey Results 2017

Controlled Atmosphere (CA) storage capacity in the state continues to increase, with an anticipated 10% increase in capacity in the next two years. This follows the 19% increase in CA capacity from 2013/14 to 2017/18.



Organic Certification Videos

The WSDA Organic Program is pleased to share videos about organic standards and the certification process.


Next Generation Network Topic Marketing. November 29, Wenatchee, WA

Next Generation Network  Topic: Labor and H2A December 12, Royal City,WA

Cosmic CrispTM Pruning Demos – WSU SRO & Roza December 13 & December 14

Next Generation Network December 13 Okanogan, WA Topic: Labor and H2A

Food Safety Grower Training Course – Yakima, WA December 14

Cherry Institute January 12, 2018, Yakima Convention Center

Chelan Fruit Day January 15, 2018, Chelan High School, Chelan, WA

NCW Stone Fruit Day January 16, 2018, Wenatchee Convention Center

NCW Pear Day January 17, 2018, Wenatchee Convention Center

NCW Apple Day January 18, 2018, Wenatchee Convention Center


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