Marcus MichelsonMarcus Michelson was a content and design specialist for Good Fruit Grower, helping with all areas of the magazine and website — including editorial design, content production and advertising design. He holds a bachelor’s degree in communication from Washington State University.

Originally from Poulsbo, Washington, Michelson came to Yakima in 2003 to work for the Yakima Herald-Republic. He spent the first 12 years there as a copy editor and the final year  overseeing the the copy desk as associate news editor. Before coming to Yakima, he worked as a page designer and copy editor for The Daily News in Longview, Washington.

Michelson joined the magazine in 2016.

My Recent Articles

  • The earliest advanced selection in 2015 was the R25, ripening within three days of Chelan.(Courtesy Washington Tree Fruit Research Commission)

Cherry and apricot marketing boards to make nominations

October 25th, 2017|0 Comments

Nominations for grower and handler positions on the Washington Cherry Marketing Committee and Washington Apricot Marketing Committee will take place during industry meetings in January. The committees establish grade, size and pack regulations for fresh cherries and apricots from designated counties in Washington state.