Very sorry to hear, Bill was a big contributor to apple-crop, which we all
appreciated. He will be missed, thanks for the note.


On Sat, Jan 9, 2016 at 10:27 PM, Hugh Thomas <> wrote:

> I don't know how many of you guys know this, but Bill Fleming died last
> October here in Corvallis, Montana. Bill was a super person, a good friend
> and had a wealth of knowledge about apples, wheat and everything in
> between. He was the farm manager at the Montana State University
> experimental station in Corvallis. From what I understand, Bill had a blood
> disease, had only a few days to live and took his own life.
> If I had a question about a hay bailer or the depth to plant winter wheat
> or what was causing the funny shaped leaves on my apples I turned to Bill
> and got the answer in an instant. His death is a big loss.
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Jon Clements
aka 'Mr Honeycrisp'
UMass Cold Spring Orchard
393 Sabin St.
Belchertown, MA  01007
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