President, Northwest Horticultural Council

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  • Schlect: Immigration

Schlect: Immigration

  • November 24th, 2014

●  Now that President Obama has issued his executive order related to immigration, advocates [...]

  • Schlect: On a roll

Schlect: On a roll

  • May 13th, 2014
Anne MacMillan has left her post as deputy chief of staff to Secretary Vilsack at USDA to join Roll Global,
  • Locke out

Locke out

  • November 20th, 2013

● Two non-browning Arctic Apples have cleared an important regulatory hurdle, with USDA’s Animal [...]

Mr. Foley

  • November 7th, 2013

● Initiative-522, on labeling genetically-engineered foods, failed this week (55.83% to 45.17%) in Washington [...]

The Big Easy

  • October 14th, 2013

● On Wednesday, I travel to New Orleans for the annual convention and trade [...]

Shut Down

  • October 7th, 2013

Last week I attended, along with about 500 others, the United Fresh Produce Association’s [...]