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Wash. state cherry farms seek harvest techniques

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BUENA, Wash. (AP) — Washington state cherry farmers expect their crop to continue to break harvest records in the coming years, prompting a rethinking of harvesting techniques. The Yakima Herald-Republic reports (http://bit.ly/VXkOUP ) that the Pacific Northwest cherry industry harvested more than 23 million boxes of cherries in 2012.

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