Todd Fryhover

Corporate Welfare

By |June 1st, 2011|

On May 20th, I had the pleasure of attending an agricultural roundtable in Spokane orchestrated by Congresswoman Cathy McMorris [...]

Olympia oversteps authority with WAC

By |May 2nd, 2011|

As is the situation in any business, there is always ‘more to it than meets the eye,’ and this [...]

A Record Year

By |April 19th, 2011|

There are numerous reasons for loving this industry: working closely with the hard-working growers who produce the highest quality [...]

Amman, Jordan

By |March 3rd, 2011|

Approximately 6 million people live in Jordan, with Amman representing over 2 million. The currency is the Jordanian Dinar [...]

Thank You Growers

By |December 14th, 2010|

Recently growers received a mailing from the Washington Apple Commission outlining the need to have accurate and up-to-date addresses [...]

Colombia market vulnerable

By |November 23rd, 2010|

Having just returned from Colombia, Washington’s largest South American apple market, I realized I was witnessing the deterioration of [...]

China, continued….

By |October 18th, 2010|

I would like to point out the labor-intensive methodology of harvest, to storage, to packing. The first packer asks [...]

Governor’s Mission to China, Pt. 2

By |October 11th, 2010|

Monday Visit – We arrived in Yantai in the early afternoon on Monday and proceeded approximately 120km to a [...]

Governor’s Mission to China

By |October 4th, 2010|

Mid September, I had the opportunity to travel to China on the Washington State Governor’s Mission. Prior to the [...]

Asian Trade Tour, Week Two

By |September 20th, 2010|

Governor Christine Gregoire with Northwest Fruit Exporters’ Jim Archer (left) and me on our trade tour through Asia.