Washington Ag Businesses Fined For Violations

The Washington state Department of Labor & Industries has fined nearly two dozen agricultural businesses for safety and health violations this year. L&I has conducted 384 Ag workplace safety and health inspections this year. Of those 130 violations of various concerns were reported, including noncompliance when it comes to recent COVID-19 rules. Inspections are still […]

Another Lawsuit Filled Over Cosmic Crisp

Washington State University and the Cosmic Crisp apple’s management company have filed a federal lawsuit against a nursery and grafting company for reportedly propagating trees without a license. According to Good Fruit Growers, the complaint will filled last month. Proprietary Variety Management of Yakima accuses Angel’s Grafting and Nursery of Tieton of propagating WA-38 trees […]