Washington Winemakers Mike Wallace and Scott Pontin, RIP

By |October 3rd, 2016|

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Two prominent Washington State winemakers have died in recent days. The Yakima Herald reports that Mike Wallace owner of Hinzerling Winery

Dorothy Plath, of Yakima and Washington Fruit and Produce, age 91

By |August 3rd, 2016|

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Our condolences to the family of the late Dorothy Plath, who died July 31 at age 91. She was a celebrated

Former MSU president, Dr. Gordon Guyer, 1926-2016

By |April 13th, 2016|

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Dr. Gordon Guyer, Michigan State University’s 18th president and longtime head of MSU Extension, has died. He was 89 years

Remembering Richard “Dick” Lehnert -1942-2015

By |October 2nd, 2015|

Distinguished editor, researcher, and writer influenced the horticulture industry for 52 years.

Grower, philanthropist Marvin Sundquist, 1926-2015

By |August 31st, 2015|

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Marvin Sundquist, retired owner of Sundquist Fruit and Cold Storage in Yakima, Washington, died Saturday. He was 89.

Sundquist Fruit &

GFG Associate Editor Richard Lehnert, 1942-2015

By |August 31st, 2015|

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Richard Lehnert, associate editor with Good Fruit Grower for the past six years, died suddenly August 31 at his home

Robert Snyder 1921–2015

By |August 19th, 2015|

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Robert Snyder, a former partner at C&O Nursery in Wenatchee, Washington, died June 19 at the age of 94.

Snyder grew

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

Jack Edwin Jones: 1941-2015

By |April 30th, 2015|

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Jack Jones, grower and entrepreneur from Quincy, Washington, was known for doing things in a big way. He welcomed new

Dick Bartram, 1920-2015

By |March 17th, 2015|

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Retired Washington State University Cooperative Extension agent Richard “Dick” Bartram, who was an authority on apple maturity and storage, died

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