No Matter Big or Small, Every Grower Matters

The Pacific Northwest Vegetable Association represents all vegetable growers and supports from Idaho, Oregon, and Washington. To the Association, the smallest speciality crop growers is just as important as the largest corporate farm as each fulfills a specific need in the marketplace.


Our Board

Our board is compromised of all volunteers that are here to give a voice to the vegetable growers of the Pacific Northwest.

  • Executive Board Members



    Current President - Craig Yearous, Syngenta

    Vice President - Gina Gray, IRZ Consulting

    Secretary/Treasurer - Casey Crookham, Scottseed

    Past President - Dustin Cook, Mercer Canyons, Inc.

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    Board Members

    Dr. Alan Schreiber, Agriculture Development Group, Inc.

    David Horn, AgroBiotics by Perfect Blend

    Darlene Maxwell, Bejo Seed Company

    Scott Ockey, Certis USA

    Judson Hedine, CHS-Farmers Co-Op

    James Zahand, Dow AgroSciences

    Shane Ahmann, Earth & Water Resource Management

    Steve Mueller, Hermiston Foods

    Kevin Kudsk, L & L Ag Production, LLC.

    Dr. Bill Dean, River Point Farms, Inc.

    Jamie Barker, SVZ-USA

    Shaun Lough, Westbridge Agricultural Products


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    University Advisory



    Dr. Mark Pavek, Washington State University

    Michael Bush, WSU County Extension

    Dr. Tim Waters, WSU Franklin County Extension

    Dr. Mike Thornton, Southwest Idaho R & E Centers

    Dr. Carrie Wohleb, WSU Grant-Adams Extension

  • Executive Secretary





    Sheri Nolan, Ag Association Management

Trying to Find One of Our Members?

Our directory is a great place to find PNVA growers, associate members, and supporters of the Northwest vegetable industry.

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The annual PNVA Conference is being held November 15th-16th at the Three Rivers Convention Center in Kennewick, WA.

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2017 PNVA Scholarship Application

The PNVA is honored to offer up to $5,000 in scholarships for 2017. Application deadline is April 28th.

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Grafting Vegetables for Verticillium and Fusarium Wilt Resistance

Eggplant, watermelon, and tomato are significantly impacted by Verticillium and Fusarium wilt.

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Thrips IPM on Dry Bulb Onions

Thrips infestation are a perennial, persistent, and ubiquitous problem throughout the Pacific Northwest.

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