northwest cherry growers

Early Northwest Cherry Harvest Sets May Record
YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — Thanks to a warm spring, the Northwest's cherry season is off to a hot start.
The Yakima Herald-Republic reports that a record number of cherries were shipped in May — more than 651,000 20-pound boxes. That's according to the Northwest Cherry Growers, which …
Cherry Growers Gather for the 70th Annual Cherry Institute
Cherry growers from throughout the Northwest will gather at the Yakima Convention Center on Friday for the 70th annual Cherry Institute. James Michael, with Northwest Cherry Growers, says it is a day of education for growers. Growers learn the newest techniques and have a chance to talk with other f…