New Association Management

New Association Management


For More Information contact:
Rod Farrow, 585 281-2314 (cell)                               

Shane Johnson, 509/585-5460

The International Fruit Tree Association (IFTA) announces that it has selected Ag Association Management of Kennewick, Washington to serve as its association management company and association headquarters.

2018 IFTA New Zealand Tour and Annual Conference

2018 IFTA New Zealand Tour and Annual Conference

IFTA in New Zealand
2018 Study Tours & Conference

February 16—27 & February 25—March 8

A once-in-a-lifetime Study Tour to New Zealand. Agriculture is the main industry in NZ and we'll dive into three important fruit growing regions on both the North and South Islands, plus enjoy world-class scenery. We’ll learn from experts in the Southern Hemisphere and have unforgettable experiences along the way.

Two 12-day Study Tours are offered back-to-back, overlapping for a one-day conference in Hawke's Bay. Learn about the South Pacific apple industry while connecting with your peers from across the country and the world!

Join the Annual Conference in Napier on February 26
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IFTA President Rod Farrow Named Apple Grower of the Year

IFTA President Rod Farrow Named Apple Grower of the Year

Award to be present by American Fruit Grower/Western Fruit Grower during USApple Outlook and Marketing Conference

Rod Farrow, co-owner of Fish Creek Orchards in Waterport, NY, has been named the 2017 Apple Grower of the YearSM by American Fruit Grower® and Western Fruit Grower® magazines, published by Meister Media Worldwide. Farrow will receive his award during the USApple Outlook and Marketing Conference, August 24, in Chicago, IL.


IFTA 60th Annual Conference

IFTA 60th Annual Conference

Presentations and photos from the 2017 Annual Conference are now online! More photo being added.



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IFTA Research Foundation

Thank you for contributing to the IFTA Research Foundation!

Thank you to all who have contributed to the Research Foundation this year, whether for current research projects and operation or to the permanent endowment fund.

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The IFTA Research Foundation provided grant money to six research projects awarded by the IFTA Research Committee for fruit tree research.

As the Foundation continues to build the permanent endowment, returns from that investment will be able to fund future research projects.

With your help, our organization will continue to be the leading international organization advancing intensive orchard systems.

Clicking the Donation button allows you to make a donation to both the Research Foundation and the Young Professionals Scholarship Fund.

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