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  • McFerson applies for WSU director job

McFerson applies for WSU director job

  • April 20th, 2015


Dr. Jim McFerson, manager of the Washington Tree Fruit Research Commission for the past 14 years, has applied for the position of director of Washington State University’s Tree Fruit Research and Extension Center in Wenatchee.

If appointed, he would succeed Dr. Jay Brunner, who will retire in August this year. So far, he is the only candidate.

McFerson, 64, said Ron [...]

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