Patrick and Haley Colbert, young growers from Tonasket, Washington

2024-03-14T10:22:43-07:00March 14th, 2024|Apples, March 15th 2024 Issue, Pears, TJ Mullinax, Videos, Young Grower|

Spouses Haley and Patrick are both third-generation apple and pear growers who each graduated from Washington State University: Haley with a degree in accounting and Patrick with a degree in agricultural technology management. Haley’s parents are Belinda and Gary Grillo and Patrick’s are Rhonda and Raymond Colbert.

IFTA honors leaders amid research updates

2024-03-27T12:01:06-07:00February 15th, 2024|Apples, April 1st 2024 Issue, IFTA, Kate Prengaman, People, Quick Bite, Research, Technology and equipment, TJ Mullinax, Updates|

On the final day of the International Fruit Tree Association’s annual meeting in Yakima, Washington, Feb. 14, the group took a break from orchard innovation and technology talks to honor members for their significant contributions to the industry...