Family farm puts flavor first

By |July 23rd, 2015|

Family Tree Farms sources new stone fruit varieties from around the world.

Schlect appointed to USDA committee

By |July 13th, 2015|

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Chris Schlect, president of the Northwest Horticultural Council, has been reappointed to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Policy Advisory

Jim Flore named Cherry Industry Person of the Year

By |July 9th, 2015|

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Michigan State University horticulture professor Jim Flore gladly accepted and quickly donned the official red sports jacket as he was

Daniel Bays, a Young Grower from Westley, California

By |July 1st, 2015|

Daniel Bays is a fifth generation farmer talks with Good Fruit Grower about how the farm is dealing with drought and the possible transition to mechanized harvesting.

McGrath to lead Washington Agriculture and Forestry Education Foundation

By |June 19th, 2015|

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Sheryl McGrath has been appointed to succeed Dave Roseleip as president of the Washington Agriculture and Forestry Education Foundation.

Roseleip retired

Washington Apple Commission hires export coordinator

By |June 19th, 2015|

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Lindsey Huber has joined the Washington Apple Commission staff in Wenatchee as export marketing coordinator.

Huber earned a degree in agribusiness

Holtzinger Fruit Company hires Dave Henze as president

By |June 16th, 2015|

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Dave Henze has been appointed president of Holtzinger Fruit Company in Yakima, Washington, to succeed David Lawrence.

Henze has more than

WSU appoints Penn State’s DuPont to succeed Smith

By |June 16th, 2015|

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Tianna DuPont, extension educator with Pennsylvania State University, has been appointed by Washington State University to succeed Tim Smith as

Gene Veliquette, 1947-2015

By |June 12th, 2015|

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Michigan’s cherry industry lost a visionary leader with the death of Gene Veliquette. The influential grower died June 7 in

Broetje Orchards to pay $2.25 million fine for hiring illegal immigrants

By |June 4th, 2015|

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Broetje Orchards of Washington State, one of the country’s largest apple growers, has agreed to pay a $2.25 million fine

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