Posts Tagged ‘Agriculture’

2018 Apple Harvest Begins, Forecast Down From 2017 Despite Gala Increase

This year’s Washington apple crop is estimated at 131 million 40-pound boxes. That’s according to the Washington State Tree Fruit Association, which says this year’s crop is down two percent from the 2017 harvest of 134 million boxes. The association says farmers are anticipating “excellent quality fruit from the nation’s largest apple crop.” A varietal…

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As Cherry Season Arrives, Growers Expect Near-Record Harvest

Cherries are a summertime staple. Local cherries are starting to pop up at farmers markets, fruit stands and grocers. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Washington will produce 67 percent of all sweet cherries in the country this year. And this year’s crop has the potential to be one of the state’s largest, as…

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Wenatchee Valley Farmers Market Season Opening Tomorrow At Pybus Market

The spring opening of the Wenatchee Valley Farmers Market is tomorrow, Saturday May 11, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Pybus Public Market. Market Manager Brittany Mieklin and Grace Spencer with Spencer Farm join Dan Langager in the KOHO studio to talk about preparing for this year’s market, new vendors this year and…

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