Good Fruit Grower

February 15

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CLASSIFIED BIRD CONTROL WILSON IS THE LEADER in custom bird netting programs for all types of crops. Full line of bangers and bird irritant items. Call 509-453-9983. 59876 BLUEBERRY PLANTS BLUEBERRY NURSERY STOCK. Our focus is customer success. Best variety selection. Plants available now. Impeccable service and grower support. Fall Creek Nursery, www.fallcreeknursery .com, 800-538-3001. 59878 C0NSULTING TECHNICAL troubleshooting and consulting on apple/pear/cherry/ grapes, specializing in plant physiology, soil nutrition, plant nutrition, pathology/diseases, automated drip/ micro irrigation, orchard renovation, grafting, nursery stock production, logistical planning, technical training, and project assessment/management. Domestic and international. Proven results since 1972. VisionLogic/Greg Benner, Yakima, Washington. (509) 833-3486. E-mail: Web-site: EMPLOYMENT AVAILABLE FRUIT AND VEGETABLE Production Manager- Fishkill Farms seeks motivated individual/couple for long-term position managing 100-acre orchard, berry and vegetable operation. Job includes horticulture, pest management, coordinating staff, harvest, packing. Unique opportunity working with experienced team to grow and sell through U-Pick, CSA and farmer's markets in Hudson Valley- 70 miles from NYC. Split IPM/organic management. Background in commercial production with previous management experience desired. Housing, benefits and salary DOQ. Contact 59764 GENERAL MANAGER/ OPERATOR. Accepting applications for a self motivated individual with people / computer skills for new state of the art apple packing facility located in Sparta, Michigan. Responsibilities would include managing 30-plus employees. Compensation BOE. Send inquiries/applications to EliteApple 60063 EXPANDING QUINCY Orchard operation offers an excellent opportunity for a management oriented individual with a heavy emphasis to horticulture. The right candidate will be a team player, bringing experience and new ideas to the organization. Position will have the opportunity to be active in industry horticultural groups, interact with the owner, and with the general manager Please send r��sum�� with cover letter to: HR Department, PO Box 950, Quincy, WA 98848. 60126 COLUMBIA FRUIT Packers is seeking an Orchard Manager for the North Columbia Basin area���Quincy, WA. This position is responsible for the day-to-day operation of the orchard, both field and office duties. The ideal candidates will possess managerial level skills including the ability to manage multiple tasks with competing priorities, work with employees and supervisors to achieve company goals and maintain organized records. The successful candidate will have a minimum of two years orchard experience including supervisory experience, be able to communicate in English, and willing to relocate. Bilingual ability is preferred. Columbia Fruit Packers offers an excellent benefit package, a competitive wage and housing allowance. Please send r��sum��, cover letter and references by February 22, 2013 to: ATTN: Jared Smith, Columbia Fruit Packers Inc., PO Box 920, Wenatchee, WA 98801. 60141 GILBERT ORCHARDS is a grower and packer based in Yakima, Washington looking for a high-performing orchard manager to join our team. This manager will focus on our orchards and winegrape vineyards in the Columbia Basin, which include organic and conventional apples, cherries, and stone fruit. Skill set will include growing high quality fruit on both high density and free-standing systems, managing frost protection, irrigation, pest management, soil fertility, pruning, thinning, and harvesting. Spanish proficiency is preferred. Salary DOE. Please send cover letter and r��sum�� to: sean@; or PO Box 9066, Yakima, WA 98909. 60145 AN ESTABLISHED Yakima area fruit company seeks an Orchard Manager to oversee the operations of nearly 500 acres of diversified apples, pears, and cherries. An ideal candidate will be an experienced horticulturist with excellent interpersonal skills and exceptional work ethic. Duties not limited to production and harvest management, IPM/Nutrition, irrigation, GAP reporting, logistics, and quality control. A well qualified candidate will possess superb organizational skills and an ability to lead and motivate a team. Bilingual English/Spanish a plus. Competitive salary and benefits offered. Send r��sum�� and cover letter to PO Box 1308 Yakima, WA 98907. 60147 EQUIPMENT FOR SALE FIND EQUIPMENT for your farming operation at Wilson���s. www.farmit again .com. Used equipment, buy/sell. 1977 CHISHOLM RYDER grape harvester for sale. Southwest MI. 4280 hours, always stored inside. Call 231250-1779 for information and pictures 12 FOOT LADDERS, smudge pots for sales. 509-840-4373, ask for Keith. 60138 EQUIPMENT REPAIR CLASSIFIED ADS are $1.25 per word per insertion. Ads up to ten words are charged a minimum of $12.00. Include name, address, and phone number in figuring the cost. Count hy phenated words as two words. Count each initial, abbreviation, symbol, whole number, as one word. State and zip code count as two words. BLIND BOX SERVICE is available for an additional $10.00 per issue. ALUMINUM ORCHARD LADDER repair: We repair all brands of aluminum ladders. Tallman factory authorized. Call for drop off locations or pick-up. 509-884-1750 or 509-669-2822. 59880 FROST PROTECTION FROST OR FREEZE protection got you down? Warm up with AgHeat's propane heaters to protect your crops. Call or e-mail,, 541-400-4875. 59886 FRUIT PRODUCTS FOR SALE ��� DICED Sweet dark cherries, Grade A, frozen, straight pack in drums, truckloads - $.65/lb, LTL $.75 ex-Midwest. details, specs, samples available. ROPAK NEST/STACK HARVESTING LUGS - Herb Barber & Sons, 7193 E Main Road, Westfield, NY 14787, 800-388-5384,, View additional fruit products content/ingredient-listing. FRUIT TREES STAN PETERSON FRUIT Tree Sales, representing the nation���s premier fruit tree nurseries to serve you, the grower, with the best. Call 888-333-1464, or email, for the newest apple varieties, sweet and tart cherries, peaches and more. 59884 CONTRACT NOW for 2014, 2015, 2016 delivery of quality apple, pear and cherry on M-9 T-0337. Nic-29, Emla-9, Pajam-2, Bud-9, Emla-26, Supporter 4, Emla-7, Emla-106, OHXF-87/97, Mazzard, or Krymsk. Budded, grafted, cultured, accelerated, or brokered trees. Since 1972. TreeLogic/Greg Benner, Yakima,Washington. (509) 833-3486. Email: Website: FUMIGATION TRIDENT AGRICULTURAL Products, Inc., specializing in soil fumigation for orchards, vineyards, hops, berries, nurseries, and other crops. Hood River or The Dalles, 971-563-8848; Yakima and Wenatchee, 509-728-2004; Eastern Washington and Columbia Basin, 509731-5424; Northwest Washington, 360630-4285. 59914 CUSTOM ORCHARD fumigation Replanting? No job too small. Call now to schedule your 2012 applications. 509687-9572 Serving all of Washington. Visit us at CustomOrchardFumigation .com GRAFTING SALVADOR ZARAGOSA professional grafting, chip budding, and budding bench grafting. We guarantee 95% take. Mobile, 509-961-2986. 59896 PROFESSIONAL GRAFTING and service. Small and large acreage. 20 years��� experience. Jose Mendez, 509-5840034 or (mobile) 509-949-1321. 59894 COATES GRAFTING COMPANY, specializing in top working cherries. Over 35 years experience. Ken Coates, 509662-1882; 509-668-0262 (mobile).59890 GRAFTING AND BUDDING supplies. Two types graft machines, waxes, budding rubbers. Top of the line grafting knives, online, 509-453-9983. 59898 FULL SERVICE FIELD grafting including chainsawing. Over 25 years��� experience, with practically same crew for over 15 years. Gary McMonagle Grafting. 509-669-1686. 59892 ZAMORA���S GRAFTING. Many central Washington growers satisfied with our unsurpassed results. Over 30 years��� experience. Contact Ramiro Zamora at 509-689-6932 or 509-733-2754. Now filling applications for bench grafting.59766 ARGO GRAFTING, accepting bench and field grafting reservations for 2013. Call Mike Argo, go for quality. 509-9526593. 59888 CONTRACT NOW FOR winter/spring 2013 bench grafting of apple and pear tree/rootstock. More than 35 years experience..millions grafted. Your rootstock or ours. Since 1972. TreeLogic/ Greg Benner, Yakima, Washington. E-mail: Web-site: 60156 509-853-3520 800-487-9946 509-853-3521 fax 503-985-7161; Fax: 503-985-7876. Email: copenhavenfarms, www.copenhavenfarms. com. 59912 ORCHARD LEASE WANTED - LEASING FARMS? Dedicated and experienced farmer interested in leasing apple, cherry and pear farms in eastern Washington. Call 509-4802196. 59347 FIRDALE NURSERY, certified apple rootstocks: EMLA 7, EMLA 26, EMLA 106, EMLA 111, M 9 (337) and BUD 9. Beaverton, OR. 503-628-2755. 59908 EXPERIENCED AND successful fruit grower looking to lease pears and/or apples in the Parker Heights to Zillah area. Call at 509-731-9335. 60148 WILLAMETTE NURSERIES offers Oregon-grown, virus-certified fruit tree rootstock, including popular M.9 clones and fruit tree seedlings (apple, cherry, pear and plum.) Excellent quality, reasonably priced. Outstanding service. Visit our updated website, including availabilities, at: www. Willamette Nurseries, 25571 S. Barlow Rd., Canby, OR 97013. 800-852-2018, 503-2636405. E-mail: ORCHARDS FOR SALE ATTENTION APPLE Growers! If you���re wanting to transition out of growing we can help. Call Lawna at (509) 4261834. 60160 ORCHARD SUPPLIES WILSON IS YOUR SOURCE for all types of fabric and plastics used in farming. Shade, wind screens, greenhouse films, and mulches. 509-4539983. 59900 WILSON���S HIGH Spanish style greenhouse tunnels. Early and increased production and crop protection. 800-232-1174. PACKING EQUIPMENT 8-LANE CHERRY sizer with elevator Munckhof built 3-layer parallel roller sizer, capable of 4 sizes/ 3-ton per hour elevator, tank, deep water transfer drop, stainless construction, complete in great condition. Call Cody 406-2495960. 60167 SPRAYERS COMPLETE LINE of mist sprayers. Swihart Sales Company, Quinter, KS. 800-864-4595, STAKES / POSTS / POLES QUALITY PAYS���PRINCETON Wood Preservers pressure-treated posts, poles. Quoted by truckload. #10-477 Martin St., Penticton, B.C. V2A 5L2. Plant phone: 250-492-9190, fax: 250492- 175, toll free, 877-797-7678. E-mail:; Web: www. 59624 POSTS, POLES, AND STAKES: Pressure treated in the USA. Various sizes and lengths. Untreated available for organic growers. Jasper Enterprises, Inc.; PO Box 102; Chattaroy, WA 99003; phone 800-238-6540; or e-mail sales@ 59926 PORTABLE HYDROCOOLER and cherry sorting tables, portable Rainier line, portable Rainier line, and portable cherry sorting belt. 206-321-8378. STEEL APPLE and grape trellis. Custom systems available. Bamboo, treated wood, top of the line quality and service. Online catalog. Wilson Vineyard and Orchard Supply, Yakima, WA. 509-453-9983, www.wilsonirr .com. 59918 USED PACKING EQUIPMENT: We specialize in meeting your needs for used cherry, apple and soft fruit packing and hydro cooling equipment. We custom fabricate as well. Call 206-321-8378. CHERRY PACKING LINE for sale, 5-6 ton capacity, Waycon Parallel sizer, hydraulic cluster separation, cull elimination, sorting tables, hydrocooler and bagging tables, very gentle line developed with assistance from Summerland Research Station. Price 475k, obo. call 250-428-6221 or 250-428-1730. 59773 PANHANDLE FOREST PRODUCTS: Quality posts, poles, and stakes. CCA pressure-treated, with delivery. Partial loads. 888-289-7678; www.panhandle .com. 59922 TREE SPREADERS FANTASTIC PRICING! Cedar spreaders, last and last! Steel point and notched ��� 4 to 6 inches. U-make programs. Cedarbrook Lumber, 800-6346334. 59930 TEN BAG SEALERS for sale, J&B, Footoperated, 40��� bag sealers Imported from Chile, located in BC, Canada.120 Volt; two rebuild kits; used one season CDN $750 each or CDN $5,000 for all ten.Delivery can be arranged. Contact: Andre Bailey 250-428-2320. 60159 BEST PRICING: notched and nailed. Wilson, 509-453-9983. 59928 TREEFORM: PRODUCER of the "V" spreader and our new "U" spreader for training your more tender varieties of fruit trees at no extra cost. Western Connection: 209-484-8502, Eastern Connection: 519-599-2299. Treeform Products. ROOTSTOCKS TRECO�� ROOTSTOCKS mean quality. Buy from the industry leader. TRECO has supplied 60 percent of the nation���s malus rootstock needs to the nurseries for more than 70 years. Go directly to the source and buy the rootstocks trusted and preferred by the major nurseries: TRECO; PO Box 98, Woodburn, OR 97071. Ph: 1-800-871-5141; fax: 503-634-2344; e-mail: rootstocks@ or Web site: FOR SALE: Used tree spreaders. 509845-4389. 60179 TREE TRAINING CARLTON PLANTS, LLC is a quality grower of virus-certified rootstocks and seedlings for fruit, flowering, and shade trees. Apple: M9-NIC, M26, M7, M25, MM106, MM111, domestic. Cherry: Mazzard, Mahaleb. Pear: calleryana, communis. Plum: M29C, St. Julian. For questions or to place an order, please call our sales department, 800-398-8733 or fax 800-442-1452. COPENHAVEN FARMS NURSERY. ���We���re at the Root of The Business.��� Quality Oregon-grown rootstock and seedlings for fruit, flowering, and shade trees. Specializing in virus-free apple, cherry, plum, and pear rootstock since 1982. Christopher and Marilyn Dolby TREE TRAINING and trellis supplies online at 59920 WIND MACHINES CHINOOK WIND MACHINES, sales/ service. All makes, new/used. H.F. Hauff Company, Inc., 509-248-0318. 59934 CASCADE WIND MACHINE Service, distributor of Orchard-Rite�� wind machines. PO Box 9308; Yakima, WA 98909, phone 509-457-9196; Wenatchee, WA 509-662-2753; British Columbia, 250-495-7245. 59932 WIND MACHINE SALES: sales/service, new and used wind machines. 509877-2138. 59936 GOOD FRUIT GROWER FEBRUARY 15, 2013 45

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