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Jonelle Mejica

About Jonelle Mejica

Jonelle Mejica joined the Good Fruit Grower staff in 2018 as a writer and copy editor for online and print stories. She holds a bachelor's degree in journalism and has more than 10 years of experience writing for the agriculture industry. Connect with the author: Phone: (509) 853-3512 -- Email

EverCrisp apple sales expanding to Texas

By |January 28th, 2019|

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Sales of the MAIA-1 apple variety, developed by the Midwest Apple Improvement Association and marketed as EverCrisp, have expanded to

Heart-healthy certification expanded for all varieties of USA Pears

By |January 24th, 2019|

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Pear Bureau Northwest announced the expansion of the American Heart Association’s heart-healthy branding to all 10 varieties of pears from

Mike Willett crowned 75th Cherry King

By |January 18th, 2019|

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Mike Willett, manager of the Washington State Tree Fruit Research Commission, was crowned the 2019 Cherry King at the Northwest

New York viticulturist, climatologist earn Excellence in IPM Awards

By |January 18th, 2019|

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Alice Wise, viticulture and research specialist with Cornell Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County, and Keith Eggleston, a climatologist with the

Registration open for the Mid-Atlantic Fruit and Vegetable Convention

By |January 10th, 2019|

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The 2019 Mid-Atlantic Fruit and Vegetable Convention will be held Jan. 29 to 31 at the Hershey Lodge in Hershey,

Women’s Farm to Food Business Competition now open

By |January 9th, 2019|

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The National Association of State Departments of Agriculture (NASDA) Foundation is offering a new business competition for women making food

Washington growers and wine makers asked to help guide research program

By |December 27th, 2018|

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Washington state grape growers and wine makers are invited to provide input for direction of the Washington State Wine Commission’s

Carolina Torres named WSU’s first endowed chair in tree fruit postharvest systems

By |December 26th, 2018|

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Carolina Torres has been named Washington State University’s first endowed chair in tree fruit postharvest systems. Her position, based at

New Everest Seedless grape is big and bold

By |December 26th, 2018|

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Cornell University grape breeders have introduced a new table grape variety: the Everest Seedless. Like its namesake, the new grape

Chelan Fruit announces new interim CEO

By |December 18th, 2018|

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The Chelan Fruit Cooperative board of directors announced CEO Reggie Collins will transition from his current position to an advisory

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