WA Chapter | Tree Fruit Production, Packing and Storage Issues

Starts:  Sep 26, 2019 7:30 AM (PT)
Ends:  Sep 27, 2019 5:00 PM (PT)

September 26, 2019
7:30 am Check-In and Welcome
8:00 am What Does the Washington Apple Commission Do?
Toni Lynn Adams 
9:00 am  Break
9:10 am What are the New Popular Apples?
Peter Van Well
10:00 am  AgriMacs, Inc. - orchard management company actively managing and developing orchards in Eastern Washington
Tim McLaughlin 
11:00 am  Break
11:10 am  Current Apple Cost Studies Being Developed
Karina Gallardo 
12:00 pm  On-Site Lunch
1:15 pm  What does The Marketing Associations do for the Fruit Industry?
Brian Focht
2:05 pm  Break
2:15 pm  What are the New Popular Cherries?
Peter Van Well  
3:15 pm  Breeding Program for Cosmic Crisp and New Apple Varieties Under Development
WSU Tree Fruit Center 
September 27, 2019
7:30 am  Chapter Business Meeting
8:30 am  Break, Check Out
8:45 am  Controlled Atmosphere Fruit Storage, Construction and Costs
Tom Pattison 
9:45 am  Break
10:00 am  Non-Conventional Structures and Using Robotic Systems
Eric Jones  
11:00 am  Appraising Equipment for Fruit Packing Operations
Ray Springer 
12:00 pm  Off-Site Lunch - On Your Own
1:10 pm  How are the Fruit Markets Doing?  Industry Data on cherries, pears and apples
Mike Taylor 
2:00 pm  Break
2:10 pm  History, Projects and Rules for H2A Housing
Rob Nalle 
3:10 pm  Appraisal Methods for Appraising Pre-Productive Orchards and Other Appraisal Issues
Doug Knox, ARA - Farm Credit Services
Skye Root, AFM - Root Agricultural Advisory
Zac Moore, MAI, Owner - KeyLock Company, LLC
4:30 pm  Attendees - Report of local markets, trends, industry outlooks

Registration Fees



Thursday Only - Lunch Provided



Friday Only



Both days



Hotel Details

Contact the Red Lion Wenatchee at 1-800-733-5466 no later than August 22, 2019 and mention the group name "ASFMRA or The American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers" to receive the discounted rate of $99/night + tax

For More Information
Meeting: Deon Herndon | 509-830-0653 | dherndon@bentonrea.com
Registration: Deanna Ilk | 303-692-1222 | dilk@asfmra.org

WA has approved the program for 16 hours of CE credits


Red Lion Hotel
1225 N Wenatchee Ave
Wenatchee, WA 98801