Jill MacKenzie joined the NYFVI board in 2017 as the representative from the New York State Horticultural Society. Prior to her board service, she was a member of the NYFVI review panel for several years. In addition to her hands on experience as an apple grower, Jill has a masters degree in Horticulture from the University of Minnesota.
Jill and her husband Mark Russell own Two of Clubs Orchard in Appleton New York. This short video highlights how NYFVI apple research has guided decisions on their farm.