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Welcome! New Extension ITT Coordinator Specialist in Post-harvest Systems

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Portrait of Chris HegesChris Hedges has been hired to work with the WSU Tree Fruit Extension Team and the Carolina Torres post-harvest systems program. Chris is a native of Wenatchee and has worked in the tree fruit industry for the last 10 years. Most recently Chris worked at Enza Products Inc. and before that he was employed at AgroFresh. Both positions included working directly with producers and packers on applied research and demonstration activities.

Chris will be housed at WSU Wenatchee but will work everywhere that tree fruit is produced and packed in Washington State. The position is funded through the WSU Tree Fruit Endowment.

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