WSU Regional Tree Fruit Specialist
Grant-Adams Area Extension
Executive Board Member CPAAS
Telephone: (509) 754-2011
Karen Lewis is a WSU Extension Regional Tree Fruit Specialist housed in the Grant-Adams Area Extension office and CPAAS. She earned her B.S. degree in Plant Science and her M.S. degree in Horticulture at the University of Arizona. Karen’s extension and applied research program has been guided by active participation and leadership in international, multi state and statewide academic teams and grower member industry organizations. Current program focus includes: development and integration of mechanized / labor assist technologies for tree fruit pruning, thinning and harvest; competitive apple and pear orchard systems; Engineering, horticultural and economic strategies for sustained production of high quality tree fruit nursery stock and light duty electric vehicles for on-farm operations.