Good Fruit Grower

April 1

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CLASSIFIED 509-853-3520 800-487-9946 509-853-3521 fax classified advertising is effective and economical 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. 60494 NATURAL CONTROL. The American Kestrel Falcon will give you LOW COST bird control. Call Ben at Orchard Guard: 509-910-6598, www.orchard 60492 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. 60496 CROWN GALL CONTROL GALLTROL: THE MOST effective prevention of crown gall disease for 30 years! Unlike other crown gall control products that are made overseas and months prior, GALLTROL is produced DAILY in our California laboratory. Each plate of GALLTROL contains over 120 billion freshly-grown, vigorous bacterial cells that aggressively colonize wounds to block infection. For GALLTROL, call 530-586-1561; www. or e-mail: agbiochem 60497 EMPLOYMENT AVAILABLE PACKED FRUIT AND Shipping Supervisor needed in Bingen, WA. Supervisor is responsible for all warehouse and dock operations. Supervisor must be able to effectively communicate with our Sales desk to ensure that orders are filled and shipped efficiently. This position requires exceptional communication, decision and conflict resolution skills. Weekend work required during cherry pack. Starting wage is competitive depending on experience. Full benefits package; medical, dental and company sponsored 401 (k) for qualifying employees. Send resume and salary history to: Underwood Fruit and Warehouse, PO 1096, White Salmon, WA 98672 Attn: Terry Beckwith. 60600 IF YOU���RE READY to take your orchard management skills to the next level, we���re looking for you. Our team is looking for an individual to manage many orchards and possess the following skills: Experience with growing high quality fruit in high-density and conventional apple, pear, and cherry orchards. Ability to provide leadership to many different orchard foremen and crews. Experience in using computers and maintaining accurate records. Possess private chemical applicators license. Ability to communicate well in both English and Spanish. Assist the Company management in finding and developing new orchards. After joining our team and the passing of a pre-employment drug test, the orchard manager will be paid a salary amount dependent on experience, a full benefit package (including medical, dental, vision and 401k), vacation and transportation. Send resume to: Box 326, Good Fruit Grower, 105 S 18th Street, Suite 217, Yakima, WA 98901. 60598 CLASSIFIED ADS are $1.25 per word per insertion. Ads up to ten words are charged a minimum of $12.00. . BLIND BOX SERVICE is available for an additional $10.00 per issue. COLUMBIA FRUIT Packers is seeking a full-time Assistant Plant Manager. Under the direction of the Plant Manager, this position will assist in all phases of facility operations, while also being the lead for Harvest Truck Coordination, Harvest Receiving, and Warehouse Quality Control. The Assistant Plant Manager will work closely with all departments within the organization. This position requires a Monday through Friday schedule with weekend hours during harvest season and throughout the year as needed. The successful candidate will have a Bachelor���s degree in Business or a related field and 3-5 years experience in warehouse production with supervisory responsibility. The necessary skills and abilities for this position include: Excellent communication skills and ability to address issues in a timely manner; Ability to be a hands-on manager with the skills and drive to work in a fast paced, challenging warehouse environment; Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and meet deadlines, identify and address problems while meeting budget; and strong computer skills and proficiency in Microsoft Office. Columbia Fruit Packers offers an excellent benefits package and salary is DOE. If interested in applying, please submit cover letter and resume to: Columbia Fruit Packers, HR Department, PO Box 920, Wenatchee, WA 98807. 60583 MICHIGAN STATE University Extension seeks a qualified candidate to provide leadership and educational programming expertise concerning Fruit Production Education in alignment with the MSUE Agriculture/ Agribusiness Institute. Interested and qualified candidates should visit the Michigan State University jobs page at edu to apply for posting number 7469. Application deadline is April 10, 2013. 60601 EQUIPMENT FOR SALE FIND EQUIPMENT for your farming operation at Wilson���s. www.farmit again .com. Used equipment, buy/sell. 60501 EQUIPMENT REPAIR 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. 60499 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. 605058 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. 60503 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; Okanogan Valley and Columbia Basin, 509731-5424; Northwest Washington, 360-630-4285. 60532 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 60534 GROWER HOUSING SUPPLIES STURDY METAL BUNK beds and mattresses for H2-A farm worker housing. Two week lead time from order to delivery. Free on-site delivery with larger orders. Call 509-663-4814 or 509670-4011; fax 509-663-6326; or e-mail today for a quote. 60603 GRAFTING SALVADOR ZARAGOSA professional grafting, chip budding, and budding bench grafting. We guarantee 95% take. Mobile, 509-961-2986. 60350 PROFESSIONAL GRAFTING and service. Small and large acreage. 20 years��� experience. Jose Mendez, 509-5840034 or (mobile) 509-949-1321. 60507 COATES GRAFTING COMPANY, specializing in top working cherries. Over 35 years experience. Ken Coates, 509662-1882; 509-668-0262 (mobile). 60511 GRAFTING AND BUDDING supplies. Two types graft machines, waxes, budding rubbers. Top of the line grafting knives, online, 509-453-9983. 60606 FULL SERVICE FIELD grafting including chainsawing. Over 25 years��� experience, with practically same crew for over 15 years. Gary McMonagle Grafting. 509-669-1686. 60513 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.59769 ARGO GRAFTING, accepting bench and field grafting reservations for 2013. Call Mike Argo, go for quality. 509-9526593. 60509 ORCHARD FOR SALE 20 ACRES CHERRIES, 25 acres apples, 85 total acres. Shop. Royal Slope, WA area. $875,000. Serious inquiries only. 509- 760-5484.. 58597 ORCHARD LEASE WANTED LEASING FARMS? Dedicated and experienced farmer interested in leasing apple, cherry and pear farms in eastern Washington. Call 509-4802196. 59350 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. 60519 WILSON���S HIGH Spanish style greenhouse tunnels. Early and increased production and crop protection. 800-232-1174. 60517 LANDSCAPE FABRIC, trellising, hoop houses, full line of pruning and tying supplies. 800-653-2216, Ext 1. 60514 TRELLIS SUPPLIES, largest manufacturer direct selection available: Jim���s Supply, Euro posts, organic wood, PWP Wood Posts, Davis Wire, ToughStrand Fencing, bamboo and more. 800-6532216, Ext 1, 60515 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. 60599 PORTABLE HYDROCOOLER and cherry sorting tables, portable Rainier line, portable Rainier line, and portable cherry sorting belt. 206-321-8378. 60521 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. 60523 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: SPRAYERS COMPLETE LINE of mist sprayers. Swihart Sales Company, Quinter, KS. 800-864-4595, 60041 STAKES / POSTS / POLES USED CHERRY PACKING equipment for sale: 2- 10 lane Red Pearl sizers with color sorting and defect sorting , comes with starters and controls. Packing House services manufactured 2007. 1-12 lane roll sizer with 84 inch length rolls and digital gap readers, Van Doren manufactured. 1-12 lane roll sizer with 54 inch long rolls and digital gap readers, Van Doren manufactured. 1- 12 lane roll sizer with 84 inch long rolls and digital gap readers, Boyd and Boyd manufactured. 1- Van Doren automatic box filler, left hand machine. 16- Central Weigh ���L��� pack bag/clam machines. 1- 4 conveyor elevator tank with conveyors. 1- Boyd and Boyd hydraulic cherry bin dumper. 1Boyd and Boyd dumper elevator. 1Boyd and Boyd Cluster cutter. Various Cherry conveyors and dewatering conveyors of various lengths and widths. Call us with your requests as we have a lot of used equipment on cherries and apples, pictures are available upon request. Contact Dale Davis at 1-509733-0026. 60525 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. 60539 ROOTSTOCKS TRELLIS SUPPLIES, largest manufacturer direct selection available: Jim���s Supply, Euro posts, organic wood, PWP Wood Posts, Davis Wire, ToughStrand Fencing, bamboo and more. 800-6532216, Ext 1, 60397 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: 60530 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. 59519 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 503-985-7161; Fax: 503-985-7876. Email: copenhavenfarms, www.copenhavenfarms. com. 60528 FIRDALE NURSERY, certified apple rootstocks: EMLA 7, EMLA 106, EMLA 111, M 9 (337) and BUD 9. Beaverton, OR. 503-628-2755. 60526 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@ 60271 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. 60267 PANHANDLE FOREST PRODUCTS: Quality posts, poles, and stakes. CCA pressure-treated, with delivery. Partial loads. 888-289-7678; www.panhandle .com. 59940 TREE SPREADERS BEST PRICING: notched and nailed. Wilson, 509-453-9983. 60544 TREEFORM: PRODUCER of the "V" spreader and our new "U" spreader for training your more tender varieties of fruit trees Western Connection: 209484-8502, Eastern Connection: 519599-2299. Treeform Products. treeform 59680 FOR SALE: Used tree spreaders. 509845-4389. 60542 TREE TRAINING TREE TRAINING and trellis supplies online at 60546 WIND MACHINES CHINOOK WIND MACHINES, sales/ service. All makes, new/used. H.F. Hauff Company, Inc., 509-248-0318. 60550 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. 60548 WIND MACHINE SALES: sales/service, new and used wind machines. 509877-2138. 60552 TWO 2012 SHUR Farms Cold Air Drains, used one season. 35 HP and 15 HP (with Honda V-twin power unit, 20 HP) 509-421-2859. 60604 GOOD FRUIT GROWER APRIL 1, 2013 53

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