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Supporting the Future Faces of Farming. We offer educational opportunities for Young and Next Generation Growers, Managers & Industry Professionals. This new project began in 2016 as a partnership between the WSU Tree Fruit Extension Team and young growers. Every year we work with our advisory group to find topics of interest to Next Generation Growers. We offer six to ten field days and winter learning opportunities every year.

Please contact Tianna Dupont, WSU Extension (509) 713-5346, tianna.dupont@wsu.edu or Lindsey Morrison (509) 387-3704 with suggestions or to receive announcements.

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Thank you to our advisors for the Next Generation Tree Fruit Alliance Lindsey Morrison, Stemilt Growers; Steven Beirlink; Dillon Miller, Kasey O’Dell K&K Family Farm; Mark Stennes, Cascade Organics; John Gebber, Gebber Orchard; Jake Robison, Robison Orchards

Thank you to our sponsor: North Central Washington Fieldmen’s Association

2017 Fall & Winter Next Generation Tree Fruit Network Programming

 Be sure to visit our Upcoming Events calendar for event details, flyers, and registration links.

HARVEST LOGISITICS FOR BETTER QUALITY AND HIGHER PROFITS
Bob’s Burgers and Brews. 795 Grant Rd, East Wenatchee, WA.
Dillon Leubber and Lindsey Morrison from Stemilt Growers will share grower examples of picking methods,
ladders vs platforms, dos, don’ts, economics, and more.
October 24, 2017
3:30-6:30
MARKETING
Pybus Public Market Event Center, Wenatchee WA.
Join a discussion with the experts on our state in the international market.
November 29, 2017
1:30-5 pm
Labor and H2A
Frenchman Hills Barn, Royal City WA.
Dan Fazio WAFLA will share costs, logistics, paperwork and to do lists for H2A.
December 12, 2017
2:30-6 pm
Labor and H2A
The Old Flour Mill 24 Van Duyn St, Okanogan, WA.
Dan Fazio WAFLA will share costs, logistics, paperwork and to do lists for H2A.
December 13, 2017
2:30-6 pm
ECONOMICS January 2018 – TBD
Apple Pruning Demonstration
Desert Slope Farm, 18783 Martin Rd Quincy.
January 2018 – TBD

 

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