U.S. Rep. Kim Schrier will visit Wenatchee tomorrow, and she’s bringing a guest: An undersecretary from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
The 8th District congressmember and Undersecretary Jenny Lester Moffitt will tour the Stemilt Growers warehouse in north Wenatchee.
They also expect to announce new funding available to farmers through the USDA Specialty Crop Block Grant Program, which offers funding for growers of fruit and nursery crops to stay globally competitive.
In the past, the program has funded research into pest and disease control, as well as the development of new fruit varieties.
The visit takes place around noontime.