Pear industry to gather in Portland on June 1 and 2


The Pear Bureau Northwest is inviting pear growers to its 90th annual meeting, which will be held June 1 and 2 in Portland, Oregon. 

The meeting includes the bureau’s board of directors meeting, the Fresh Pear Committee meeting, the bureau’s export committee meeting and a USA Pears trade fair and reception. 

The events start with the export meeting on Wednesday, June 1 at 2:30 p.m., followed by networking at the trade fair. Thursday the board of directors will meet at 9 a.m. and the Fresh Pear Committee will meet at 11 a.m.

The annual meeting will take place at the Embassy Suites by Hilton in downtown Portland. 

For questions or details, contact Jim Morris with USA Pears by email at: jmorris@usapears.com.

by Kate Prengaman



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