WSU Grad Discusses His Experiences

Sawyer Werner is a recent Washington State University Graduate where he majored in Agricultural Technology and Production Management. His agricultural background goes far beyond a four-year stint at WSU. Sawyer is a fifth generation grower and as a result has been part of this industry his entire life. Sawyer also spent a summer as an […]

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How Transformational is the Cloud?

Carl Schmidt discusses the potential impacts of cloud computing. Some call the cloud the most transformational change since the internet itself. If this aspect is so powerful how will it transform our industry and your organization? Discussion Point: What changes do you have to make to fully utilize the cloud? JOIN THE CONVERSATION AT THE […]

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What does Navigable Mean to a Farmer?

Words have power. A government agency wants to remove just one word from a federal law. But taking away that word will have detrimental effects on farmers and ranchers across the nation. Jessica Domel explains. Discussion Point: How is this being interpreted in your community? Join the conversation at the Packer Cafe

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Welcome WSU Grad Sawyer Werner to ApRecs

The most recent addition to the ApRecs staff is Sawyer Werner. Sawyer is a recent Washington State University Graduate where he majored in Agricultural Technology and Production Management. His agricultural background goes far beyond a four-year stint at WSU. Sawyer is a fifth generation grower and as a result has been part of this industry […]

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Liability is Changing, Is it a Good Thing?

A recent article in The Packer, Auditor liability Changing as Courts, Companies Speak Up states that: The responsibilities of food safety auditors, brought into the spotlight by the deadly cantaloupe-related listeria outbreak of 2011, are increasing as their customers and the courts review who is liable in foodborne illness outbreaks. About 250 attendees at the […]

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Customer Security Notice on CVE-2014-0160 (Heartbleed)

Heartbleed is a serious defect in OpenSSL, a core cryptographic library that is used to protect communications on the Internet. This flaw affects a substantial number of applications and services running on the Internet. OpenSSL is an open source library that does NOT ship with windows servers (http://blogs.technet.com/b/erezs_iis_blog/archive/2014/04/09/information-about-heartbleed-and-iis.aspx) limiting ApRecs exposure to this vulnerability. ApRecs […]

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Washington Apple Education Foundation (WAEF)

Jennifer Witherbee, the Executive Director of the Washington Apple Education Foundation (WAEF). WAEF was founded in 1994 by members of Washington’s tree fruit industry with a desire to advance the industry’s charitable work.  Today, WAEF supports college-bound young people, provides scholarship training in regional high schools, funds the work of community and school organizations providing […]

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