Chris Koger

Chris Koger

CMI’s American Dream promo extends to cherries

CMI Orchards, Wenatchee, Wash., is extending the American Dream retail program from apples to cherries.

Hass Avocado Board’s new website heavy with data

The Hass Avocado Board has a new website stocked with data and tools for growers and marketers.
May 14, 2019 by Chris Koger #Produce Crops, #Avocados

Coastline Family Farms hires VP of finance, accounting

Coastline Family Farms, Salinas, Calif., has hired Marc Kirby as vice president of finance and accounting.

Asparagus season in Michigan starts, peak hits Memorial Day

Michigan asparagus season has started, following a cool spring that gave growers some extra time to prepare fields.

Western Growers hires Eric Trost for insurance services group

Western Growers, Irvine, Calif., has hired Eric Trost as vice president of employee benefits for the Insurance Services group.

Domex Superfresh Growers’ Bob Kershaw remembered

Robert “Bob” Chester Kershaw, a founder of Domex Superfresh Growers, Yakima, Wash., has died. He was 81.

LeMay succeeds Radanovich at CFFA

Ian LeMay is the new president of the California Fresh Fruit Association, Fresno.

Mike Bradley joins Produce Alliance as COO

Produce Alliance, Chicago, has hired Mike Bradley as chief operating officer.

Crawford Packaging to open Valdosta, Ga., facility

Crawford Packaging, London, Ontario, is expanding in the U.S., with a new warehouse in Valdosta, Ga.

Spring lamb BBQ raises funds for cancer research

Sixty years ago, John Moncovich and his friends planned a barbecue with some friends in the Watsonville, Calif., area to raise some funds for charity.