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Marcus Michelson

About Marcus Michelson

Marcus Michelson is a content and design specialist for Good Fruit Grower, helping with all areas of the magazine and website — including editorial design, content production and advertising design. He holds a bachelor’s degree in communication from Washington State University.

Number of apples in storage up 8 percent from 2016

By |November 9th, 2017|

194.4 million bushels of apples were reported in storage as of Nov. 1, an increase of 8 percent over last year and 15 percent above the five-year average, according to a report from the USApple Association released Thursday.

Cherry and apricot marketing boards to make nominations

By |October 25th, 2017|

Nominations for grower and handler positions on the Washington Cherry Marketing Committee and Washington Apricot Marketing Committee will take place during industry meetings in January. The committees establish grade, size and pack regulations for fresh cherries and apricots from designated counties in Washington state.

75th Cherry Institute set for Jan. 12 in Yakima

By |October 25th, 2017|

The 75th annual Cherry Institute is scheduled for 8:30 a.m. on Jan. 12 at the Yakima Convention Center.

Napa Valley wineries largely dodge wildfire destruction

By |October 23rd, 2017|

Wildfires that killed 40 people and burned thousands of homes and businesses in Northern California left wineries in the Napa Valley mostly unscathed, according to a survey by a nonprofit association.

Washington state’s Borton Fruit, Chelan Fresh to merge

By |May 2nd, 2017|

Two longtime Washington state fruit companies will join forces when Chelan Fresh merges with Borton Fruit this summer.

Washington grower and packer Gary W. Hansen dies at 73

By |January 19th, 2017|

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Gary W. Hansen, the former president of Hansen Fruit and Cold Storage of Yakima, Washington, died Jan. 15 after a

U.S., New Zealand win WTO ag dispute with Indonesia

By |December 23rd, 2016|

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A World Trade Organization settlement panel on Dec. 22 ruled that Indonesia’s restrictions on horticultural products, animals and animal products

November events of note

By |October 26th, 2016|

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While a lot of growers have their focus on the various regional horticulture expos and trade shows starting in December,

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