LATEST NEWS FROM Cherries

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13:24PM Jul 21, 2020

Going to Cherry College with Stemilt’s Kyle Mathison

Tom Karst
AgWeb Contributor

With more than a month left in cherry harvest season in Washington state, The Packer’s Tom Karst caught up with a busy Kyle Mathison, fourth-generation grower with Stemilt Growers on

01:42AM Jul 07, 2020

U.S. fresh fruit exports rise in May

Tom Karst
AgWeb Contributor

U.S. fresh fruit exports rose by nearly 10% in May compared with a year ago, offsetting an equal decline in fresh vegetable exports.

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09:07AM Jun 09, 2020

Are consumers ready to splurge a little?

Tom Karst
AgWeb Contributor

The Packer’s Tom Karst visited June 8 with Mike Mauti, managing partner of the consulting firm Execulytics on the Canadian retail perspective during the COVID-19 pandemic.

09:57AM Jun 01, 2020

China running behind on promised imports of U.S. goods

Tom Karst
AgWeb Contributor

China is running well behind on its promised purchases of U.S. goods and services in the first quarter of 2020, raising trade tensions between the two countries.

08:52AM May 28, 2020

Northwest cherries starting now

Tom Karst
AgWeb Contributor

The Packer’s Tom Karst visited May 27 with B.J. Thurlby, president of Northwest Cherries, about the soon-starting cherry season.

17:42PM May 07, 2020

A rocky road to stability as pandemic stretches on

Tom Karst
AgWeb Contributor

The road to the new normal as the COVID-19 crisis continues is a rocky one for many in the fresh produce industry.

12:27PM Apr 30, 2020

Northwest cherry export forecast optimistic

Chris Koger
News Editor, The Packer

Despite the global COVID-19 pandemic, Northwest cherry growers are optimistic about export opportunities this season.