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Apples To China
6:26 pm
Wed October 29, 2014

Washington Apples: Load Up, You’re On The Boat To China Again

Credit Washington Apple Commission / Northwest News Network

    

Washington apples will soon be packed aboard boats to China. That’s because the Chinese government approved market access to Northwest fruit today after a two-year market closure. 

Getting access to China is essentially a $50 million dollar deal per year for Washington apples farmers.

The Chinese government closed off markets in August of 2012. China said it was concerned about a recently discovered fungus.

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NWPR Books
6:05 am
Thu October 17, 2013

Book News: External Monitor To Watch Over Apple

Kimberly White Getty Images

The daily lowdown on books, publishing, and the occasional author behaving badly.

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NWPR Books
4:43 am
Thu August 8, 2013

Book News: Publishers Object To Proposed Punishments For Apple

Originally published on Thu August 8, 2013 7:15 am

The daily lowdown on books, publishing, and the occasional author behaving badly.

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NWPR Books
4:20 am
Mon August 5, 2013

Book News: Justice Department Proposes Punishments For Apple

The Justice Department is asking the court to force Apple to submit to broad oversight.
Eugene Hoshiko AP

Originally published on Mon August 5, 2013 11:10 am

The daily lowdown on books, publishing, and the occasional author behaving badly.

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NWPR Books
4:29 am
Thu July 11, 2013

Book News: Evidence 'Overwhelming' In Apple Price-Fixing Case

The daily lowdown on books, publishing, and the occasional author behaving badly.

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Apple Harvest
6:04 am
Tue May 15, 2012

Northwest Apple Crop Looks Good So Far, If Farmers Can Get It Picked

Northwest apple growers expect a bumper crop this year in combination with higher prices. But as correspondent Anna King reports, farmers are worried they won’t have enough workers to pick the apples at peak ripeness.

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