Javier is a second-generation grower from Washington’s Yakima Valley. He works as the viticulturist for Brothers in Farms and is the son of Brenda Lee and Javier Ayala Valencia.
WAEF awards more than $1.1 million in scholarships, but its impact goes beyond the money.
This month, Good Fruit Grower welcomes a new associate editor, Matt Milkovich, who will expand our coverage of the Eastern
Hayden grew up on a family farm in Hawkes Bay, New Zealand. After traveling for work, he settled down in Simcoe, working for Norfolk Fruit Growers Association and buying his first orchard with his wife, Amanda.
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.
Good Fruit Grower is gaining a new advertising sales coordinator. Germaine Newstead joined the magazine July 1 to succeed longtime
Kate Evans Washington State University professor and horticulturalist Kate Evans has been selected as the interim director of the WSU
Darrin Belton Stemilt Growers, a tree fruit growing, packing and shipping company based in Wenatchee, Washington, is adding Darrin Belton
Jennifer Parkhill Next Big Thing, a growers’ cooperative that grows and markets managed varieties of apples, including SweeTango, recently announced