Fruit Bites for August 16-18 AGOTY
American Fruit Grower magazine announced the recipient of the 2022 Apple Grower of the Year award: Dave Gleason with Kershaw Fruit, a division of Domex Superfresh Growers out of Yakima, WA. Gleason is the apple Horticulturist and Proprietary Variety Developer at Kershaw Fruit. He’s been working on an apple variety called, ‘Autumn Glory’. A ‘Golden Delicious’/’Fuji’ cross with cider-like flavors of caramel and cinnamon.
Valent is proud to sponsor this award, which gives us an opportunity to promote our sustainable solutions and a chance to demonstrate our appreciation for the U.S. apple growing community.
BeckyJo Smith, Valent USA’s Associate Director of Sustainable Solutions, will be presenting the award later this month to Dave and his wife Barbara at the U.S. Apple Association’s annual Apple Crop Outlook and Marketing Conference in Chicago. Congratulations to Dave Gleason.
BL: Well, thanks Allison. Join us again next time for Fruit Bites, brought to you by Valent. Until then, I’m Bob Larson.