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Josh Heinicke, a young grower from Wenatchee, Washington

July 1st, 2019|0 Comments

https://youtu.be/4-7Uy5qsYwQ family background / Josh is the fourth generation of his family in farming and is the production supervisor at Columbia Fruit. He graduated from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo. Josh is the son of Susan and Gus Heinicke. grower / Wenatchee, Washington age / 27 crops /

Erin Carlson, a young grower from Summerland, British Columbia

May 15th, 2019|1 Comment

https://youtu.be/j6nyF1ohOQQ family background/ Erin received her agriculture degree in organics at the University of Guelph in Ontario and is also active in local politics representing growers in Summerland. She is the daughter of Jan and Keith Carlson. age/31 grower/Summerland, British Columbia crops/Cherries business/Carcajou Fruit Co. How did you get your

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Kevin Kenoyer, a young grower from Cashmere, Washington

April 15th, 2019|0 Comments

https://youtu.be/5kkO4p4FgUI family background/Kevin is a fourth-generation grower who grew up in the Wenatchee River Valley. He graduated from Washington State University with a degree in fruit and vegetable management, is the son of Kim and Dan Kenoyer and is married to Kiera Kenoyer. age/26 grower/Cashmere, Washington crops/Cherries, apples, pears business/Wilbur-Ellis

Dustin Tobin, a young grower from Grandview, Washington

April 1st, 2019|0 Comments

https://youtu.be/QBDNg8YDwV8 family background/Dustin grew up working with his family at Dave Tobin Farms and studied viticulture and enology at Walla Walla Community College and Washington State University. He’s the son of Carmen and Dave Tobin. age/36 crops/grapes, apples and cherries business/Precept Wine Brands How did you get your start? Growing

Roland Markgraf, a young grower from Kelowna, British Columbia

February 15th, 2019|0 Comments

https://youtu.be/HOpOWGRf3IE family background / Roland will be graduating from University of British Columbia with a degree in horticulture and hopes to pursue his graduate degree in plant genetics. He currently works for the family farm, H&S, and worked with the sterile codling moth insect release program in British Columbia. Roland

Nereyida Ponce, a young grower from Prosser, Washington

January 31st, 2019|0 Comments

https://youtu.be/n5Gz_95FmW8 family background/Nereyida grew up on her family’s farm growing Concord grapes. She is pursuing her university degree in viticulture and enology and is a viticulture technician at Ste. Michelle Wine Estates and 14 Hands Winery. She is the daughter of Francisco and Victoria-Torres Ponce. age/23 crops/grapes business/Ste. Michelle Wine

Dan Norman, a young grower from Sparta, Michigan

January 14th, 2019|0 Comments

https://youtu.be/zg5xYhPLDJA family background/ Dan is a first-generation tree fruit grower who wants to build on the farm’s family legacy built by his father-in-law, Rodney Klenk, in Western Michigan. He graduated from Central Michigan University, is married to Natalie Norman and is the son of Dan and Dawn Norman. age/26 grower/Sparta,

Michelle Cortens, a young grower from Kentville, Nova Scotia, Canada

December 28th, 2018|0 Comments

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gHI9nMXT8K8 family background/Michelle is the first generation in her family in agriculture. She grew up in Dryden, Ontario, obtaining her master’s degree at University of Guelph and now is a tree fruit specialist doing farm extension services. She is the daughter of Charmon MacDonald and Marcel Arseneault. age/26 grower/Kentville, Nova

Flor Maldonado, a young grower from Tonasket, Washington

December 7th, 2018|0 Comments

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FwVo-6gUUPs family background / Flor grew up on farms, since she was a small child, helping her family establish their own ranch in North Central Washington. She is currently working as a farm special operations manager in and around the Naches and Yakima valleys. She is the daughter of Aristeo

Devyani Isabel Gupta, a young grower in Walla Walla, Washington

October 26th, 2018|0 Comments

family background / Devyani, a past recipient of the Walter J. Clore Scholarship, obtained a degree in viticulture and enology from Walla Walla Community College and bachelor’s degrees in psychology and Spanish from Whitman College. She was raised in Portland, Oregon, by her father, Shantanu Gupta, a computer

Matt Duke, a young grower in Yakima, Washington

September 27th, 2018|0 Comments

family background/Matt is the first generation of his family to work in agriculture. He has a horticulture degree from Washington State University and a career as a crop consultant. He’s the son of Michelle and Dave Duke. age/27 grower/in Yakima, Washington crops/Apples, cherries, pears and stone fruit business/G.S.

Cherry disease experts will address Yakima POM Club

By |August 7th, 2019|Categories: Cherries, Diseases, Insects and mites, Jared Johnson, Research, Updates|

An upcoming Yakima POM Club meeting will feature two leading researchers in the plight against sweet cherry diseases, according to an announcement. The discussion will include Tobin Northfield, an assistant professor of entomology at Washington

Jaden and John Griggs, young growers from Orondo, Washington

By |August 1st, 2019|Categories: Apples, August 2019 Issue, Cherries, Marketing, Technology and equipment, TJ Mullinax, Varieties, Videos, Young Grower|

family background/ Jaden and John are the fifth generation to work on the family farm. Jaden will attend the University of Montana, majoring in business, sales and marketing this fall, and John graduated from Wenatchee Valley College’s tree fruit program.

Dininny: Good Fruit Grower welcomes new advertising sales coordinator

By |August 1st, 2019|Categories: August 2019 Issue, Good Point, People, Shannon Dininny|

Good Fruit Grower is gaining a new advertising sales coordinator. Germaine Newstead joined the magazine July 1 to succeed longtime coordinator Theresa Currell, who retires in September. Germaine Newstead In addition to working in fruit