Growers, packers meet with lawmakers

By |March 29th, 2017|

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Members of the Washington Apple Commission and Columbia Fruit Packers were among a group of apple industry leaders from across

Castagnoli named director of Mid-Columbia Research Center

By |March 22nd, 2017|

He's been with center for almost 17 years.

Lacey Lybeck, a young grower from Pasco, Washington

By |March 15th, 2017|

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family background/ Lacey grew up working alongside her family on their farm Hulbert Farms and Skagit Seed Services in La

Dillon Luebber, a young grower from Malaga, Washington

By |March 8th, 2017|

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family background / Dillon was raised southeast of Wenatchee, Washington, along the Columbia River by Jan and Fern Luebber. He

AgForestry to graduate 38th leadership class

By |March 7th, 2017|

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AgForestry announced the graduation in April of its 38th Leadership Program class.

Here’s the press release:
Today’s pressing issues demand strong, skilled,

Alfredo Jeronimo, a young grower from Wenatchee, Washington

By |February 16th, 2017|

Alfredo grew up working in orchards alongside his father. After starting a family, Alfredo followed his interests in the packing side of the industry and is currently pursuing goals in orchard management.

Blazing a trail for female growers

By |February 15th, 2017|

International Fruit Tree Association launches women’s group to provide education, mentorship.

Three growers elected to Washington Apple board

By |February 13th, 2017|

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Mark Stennes, James Foreman and Jon Alegria were elected to three-year terms as members of the Washington Apple Commission’s board

Kurt Schlect, 1954-2017

By |February 9th, 2017|

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Kurt Don Schlect, a lifelong grower in the Yakima Valley, passed away Feb. 5 at the University of Washington Medical Center

Chris Oakes, Young Grower from Lyndonville, New York

By |February 1st, 2017|

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family background/ Chris is a fourth-generation farmer who works with many of his relatives along Lake Ontario. He’s learned from

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