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WSU Exploring orchard leasing opportunity at Sunrise Orchard

Washington State University is exploring a new lease option for the portions of the Sunrise Research Orchard that are not being used for research. A new high-density tree fruit planting would be most desirable, but…

Winter Tree Fruit Educational Opportunities

WSU Tree Fruit Extension will provide a variety of learning opportunities this fall and winter in order to continue to bring growers research-based information while maintaining your safety from Covid19. Opportunities will include webinar series,…

Kudos to Zara York!

It was just announced that Zara York, one of Kate's students, received one of the 2020 National Association of Plant Breeders Borlaug Scholar awards. More about the award can be found here.
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Chad Kruger Named New Director at TFREC

Chad Kruger, Director of CSANR and Director of Mt. Vernon and Puyallup RECs, has been named as the new director for Wenatchee - TFREC, effective July 1. This marks Chad's return to us here in…

2020 Hambelton Fellowship Awards

Mike & Kathy Hambelton receiving the WSU Foundation Service Award in 2016. (The benefactors of our Hambelton Award) Kudos to Erica Casagrande Biasuz, Claudia Baldassi, Andrew Griffin, Marcella Galeni and Abby Clarke! All 5 have…

WSU COVID-19 Updates

COVID-19 Advisory  WSU Extension is working to keep our communities safe. All Extension programming is being provided virtually, postponed or canceled. Effective March 16, 2020, WSU Extension county offices and WSU Research & Extension Centers…

2019 Tree Fruit Impact Report

The annual Tree Fruit Impact Report prepared by the college for the Tree Fruit Endowment Committee (EAC) is now out and available to view or download. Each year the report summarizes the activities funded by…

Congratulations Sarah!

Congratulations to Sarah Kostick for being awarded the 2019-20 Graduate School Richard R. and Constance M. Albrecht Scholarship for very high excellence in scholarly and research activities. Sarah's research is on the genetics and breeding of…

Welcome Jenny Bolivar-Medina

Dr. Jenny Bolivar-Medina recently joined WSU as a Tree Fruit Extension Information Technology Transfer Specialist (ITT). As an integral member of the Tree Fruit Extension Team, Jenny’s program will focus on tree fruit horticultural issues…