Members of the Washington Growers Clearing House Association’s board of directors will discuss a tree fruit industry consolidation plan at their annual meeting on Thursday (February 20) in Wenatchee.
Grower-owned cooperative Oregon Cherry Growers has announced the promotion of Danny Weeden, ten-year company veteran, to the role of executive vice president, general manager, and chief financial officer.
Weeden, who was the cooperative’s vice president and
At field days across Michigan this summer, fruit industry leaders bearing clipboards have been seeking grower signatures asking for creation of a Michigan Tree Fruit Commission.
The idea came up in June and has been on
Names have been given to two new apple varieties formerly called New York 1 and New York 2. The names are SnapDragon and RubyFrost.
Jeff Crist, vice chairman of the board of directors of NYAG (New
Todd Fryhover, president of the Washington Apple Commission, says the industry needs to increase demand.
The Washington Apple Commission is strengthening its export program in anticipation of larger volumes of apples coming onto the U.S.