Mt. Vernon NWREC

Alfred Christianson Distinguished Professorship in Vegetable Seed Science Endowment

In 1926, Alf Christianson left his job as fieldman for the Charles H. Lilly Seed Company in Seattle where he had worked for 17 years. He moved to Mount Vernon, Washington and opened his own seed company, which specialized in producing vegetable seed for wholesale to seed warehouses in the eastern United States. Calling his […]

Endowed Chair in Raspberry Industry Development

This chair is established by the Washington Red Raspberry Commission to ensure the research and progress of the Raspberry industry in Washington. The Washington Red Raspberry Commission (WRRC) formed in 1976 to support and promote the raspberry industry to oversee programs that facilitate cultural and harvesting improvements, and regulate trade practices and provides for research […]