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Orchard forecast model predicts future of crop

Posted by WFFF on March 2, 2017 at 3:45 AM Comments comments (0)

Decision Aid System may be able to predict honeybee foraging and fruit size, among other parameters. Read more.


H-2A workers important piece of Washington economy

Posted by WFFF on March 2, 2017 at 3:40 AM Comments comments (0)

This study quantifies the importance of guestworkers to the value of Washington's tree fruit industry. Read more.


Inspector promotes sustainable forestry

Posted by WFFF on March 2, 2017 at 3:35 AM Comments comments (0)

Tom Westergreen, American Tree Farm inspector wins regional award for his outstanding work. Read more.


Can WSU researchers breed a better bee?

Posted by WFFF on November 30, 2016 at 2:55 PM Comments comments (0)

Bees that are adapted to various climates and who can resist diseases are the focus of research at WSU. Read more.


GMO potatoes

Posted by WFFF on November 28, 2016 at 2:35 PM Comments comments (0)

They don't turn brown and can withstand hot oil. Read more.


Member Honored by FFA for Service

Posted by WFFF on October 31, 2016 at 11:50 AM Comments comments (0)

Congratulations to Elin Miller who has provided "execeptional support" to the FFA program! Read more.


Potato processors economic impact in NW is huge

Posted by WFFF on October 19, 2016 at 1:15 PM Comments comments (0)

Having major potato processing plants in the northwest is a boon to the entire economy. Read more.


Summer promises great blueberry harvest!

Posted by WFFF on August 10, 2016 at 1:50 PM Comments comments (0)

Washington blueberry growers are planting high-yield varieties and using efficient irrigation to make Washington one of the largest blueberry producers in the country. Read more.


Farmers were already ahead with technology.

Posted by WFFF on July 19, 2016 at 3:45 AM Comments comments (0)

Farmers were using technology like GPS and self-driving vehicles years before they were popular. Read more.

New labeling law may not increase GMO understanding.

Posted by WFFF on July 19, 2016 at 3:20 AM Comments comments (0)

The new GMO labels may not do much to clear up myths about biotechnology. Read more.



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