Growers speculate future of Washington apples in Cuba

Growers speculate future of Washington apples in Cuba

Fidel Castro’s death has local apple growers speculating about the future of Washington apples in Cuba.
According to Washington Policy Center no other state comes close, coving 66 percent of total U.S. production.
David Vovde of Flat Top Ranch in Prescott is one of many who’s farm continues to grow.
The local farmer believes Cuba could provide another outlet for Washington’s growing apple production.
According to the State Department of Agriculture, until an embargo is lifted by congress, Washington growers are waiting to see how president-elect Donald Trump and Castro’s death could change the playing field.

Fidel Castro’s death has local apple growers speculating about the future of Washington apples in Cuba.

According to Washington Policy Center no other state comes close, coving 66 percent of total U.S. production.

David Hovde of Flat Top Ranch in Prescott is one of many who’s farm continues to grow.

The local farmer believes Cuba could provide another outlet for Washington’s growing apple production.

According to the State Department of Agriculture, until an embargo is lifted by congress, Washington growers are waiting to see how president-elect Donald Trump and Castro’s death could change the playing field.