Jan 11, 2021
New WSU Extension ITT coordinator specialist in postharvest systems hired

Chris Hedges has been hired to work with the Washington State University Tree Fruit Extension Team and the Carolina Torres postharvest systems program.

Chris Hedges

Hedges is a native of Wenatchee, Washington, and has worked in the tree fruit industry for the last 10 years. Most recently Hedges 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.

Hedges 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.

Hedges can be contacted at [email protected]

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