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February 22nd, 2017|0 Comments

The second day of the International Fruit Tree Association’s 60 annual conference featured a slew of speakers on topics including rootstocks, tree architecture and orchard netting and the announcement of 2017 award winners.

Three awards were given at the banquet Tuesday evening:

• Jim Mattheis of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Research Service in Wenatchee, Washington received the 2017 Outstanding Researcher

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