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

Robert L. Andrews, 1930 – 2014

By |January 2nd, 2015|

Andrews credited for helping develop grape region.

Arvid V. Monson 1941 – 2014

By |December 9th, 2014|

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Diversified grower, rancher, and founder of Goose Ridge Winery Arvid Monson, 73, died December 1. The long time Yakima Valley,

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