Sawyer is a recent Washington State University Graduate where he majored in Agricultural Technology and Production Management. He also received a grant from the Washington Apple Education Foundation (WAEF). His agricultural background goes far beyond a four-year stint at WSU. Sawyer is a fifth generation grower and as a result has been part of this industry his entire life. Sawyer also spent a summer as an intern working alongside several horticulturist in the Field Service section at Northwest Wholesale Inc.
About Washington State University Program, Agricultural Technology and Production Management: (http://afs.wsu.edu/
About Washington Apple Education Foundation (WAEF): WAEF was founded in 1994 by members of Washington’s tree fruit industry with a desire to advance the industry’s charitable work. Today, WAEF supports college-bound young people, provides scholarship training in regional high schools, funds the work of community and school organizations providing scholastic assistance to farmworker families and connects the values of tree fruit industry members with good works in the community.
About Northwest Wholesale Incorporated:
ApRecs provides simple to use, food safety record keeping solutions so that Growers can focus on growing; Packers can ship to market quickly, and Marketers can be reassured of a compliant product. Their solutions include an online website, mobile apps and paper forms that make it easy to track spray records, applicators, and equipment and location maps in a simple and secure manner. The growers control who sees what information and when. In addition to full-service training and support, they provide a service that converts paper records into actionable information—