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]




Current Issue

Italian orchard all-in on multi-leader system

Italy’s apple-focused show rich on technology

Michigan hort group lauds Thome, Shane

H-2A, ag labor reform efforts die in Congress

2022 Fruit + Vegetable 40 Under 40 recognized

Michigan apple growers to decide future of program

Great Lakes EXPO Farm Market Bus Tour 2022

Engelsma family claims 7th cider contest win

Soil solutions: tips for strawberry growers take center stage

Farm Market & Agrotourism: take time to assess your marketing strategy

Cherry Marketing Institute: Michigan cherry group focuses on H-2A, FDA rule

 

see all current issue »

Be sure to check out our other specialty agriculture brands

produceprocessingsm Organic Grower