The Wenatchee World

Weather:

Weather

The latest extended forecast from The Weather Channel

Remove this weather forecast

This Afternoon

Hi61° Rain Likely

Tonight

Lo47° Slight Chc Rain

Tuesday

Hi64° Mostly Sunny

Tuesday Night

Lo46° Chance Rain

Wednesday

Hi56° Rain Likely

Wednesday Night

Lo47° Rain Likely

Thursday

Hi60° Chance Rain

Thursday Night

Lo46° Chance Rain

Friday

Hi56° Chance Rain

Friday Night

Lo49° Chance Rain

Longtime WSU extension agent officially retires

Send to Kindle
Print This

WENATCHEE — Tim Smith worked with about 1,400 tree fruit growers when he came to North Central Washington in the early 1980s as a horticultural extension agent for Washington State University.

That number has dwindled to about 800 today. And the average age of those growers is much older today than 30 years ago.

View my optionsorSign in