Good Fruit Grower

May 15

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CLASSIFIED classified advertising is effective and economical BIRD CONTROL EQUIPMENT REPAIR 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. 60723 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. 60728 NATURAL CONTROL. The American Kestrel Falcon will give you LOW COST bird control. Call Ben at Orchard Guard: 509-910-6598, www.orchard 60721 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. 60725 CHEMICAL STORAGE CHEMICAL STORAGE - GlobalGAP, insulated, ventilated, fire resistant with containment flooring. 8' x 9' building. Special $1,895.00. Call Portable Storage toll free, 877-736-8777. www.psrental .com. 60852 EMPLOYMENT AVAILABLE A PEAR PACKING facility in Lake County, California, is seeking a handson packing house supervisor to run the day-to-day operations. To request detailed job description, please email 60877 ENTRY LEVEL SALES position with Northwest tree fruit Grower/packer/ shipper based in Yakima, Washington. Job requirements entail developing new accounts, maintain and grow existing accounts, work with packing management and QC staff to facilitate orders, and manage accounts receivable. A bachelors degree and familiarity with the growing practices of Apples, pears, and cherries are of benefit but not required. Contact steve. 60900 TECHNICAL FIELD SALES and service representative We design, manufacture, sell and service specialized agricultural equipment , focusing on high value and fresh market crops like apples, cherries, blueberries, grapes and raspberries. Currently, we are looking for an experienced, confident, motivated and well-spoken individual to represent our company in the state of Washington. This candidate will call on potential clients to expand market share; create demand and develop new markets; conduct field demonstrations; educate the industry and build awareness; attend trade shows, meetings and industry events; provide technical training and support to customers; build customer relations with excellent customer service; provide market feedback and conduct business in a professional manner. Candidate should have an agricultural background with a strong work ethic; be a self-starter and be able to work independently; mechanical inclined and not afraid to get hands dirty; demonstrate previous success in sales and customer service; have excellent verbal and written communication skills and possess honesty and integrity. Reply to Box 329, Good Fruit Grower, 105 S 18th St, Yakima WA 98901. 60898 ORCHARD LEASE WANTED 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. 60734 EQUIPMENT FOR SALE 60730 LEASING FARMS? Dedicated and experienced farmer interested in leasing apple, cherry and pear farms in eastern Washington. Call 509-4802196. 59353 ORCHARD SUPPLIES 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 60732 cherries, peaches and more. WILSON IS YOUR SOURCE for all types of fabric and plastics used in farming. Shade, wind screens, greenhouse films, and mulches. 509-453-9983. 60746 WILSON'S HIGH Spanish style green house tunnels. Early and increased production and crop protection. 800-232-1174. 60744 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. 60760 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 60762 GRAFTING SALVADOR ZARAGOSA professional grafting, chip budding, and budding bench grafting. We guarantee 95% take. Mobile, 509-961-2986. 60347 PROFESSIONAL GRAFTING and ser vice. Small and large acreage. 20 years' experience. Jose Mendez, 509-5840034 or (mobile) 509-949-1321. 60738 COATES GRAFTING COMPANY, specializing in top working cherries. Over 35 years experience. Ken Coates, 509662-1882; 509-668-0262 (mobile). 60740 GRAFTING AND BUDDING supplies. Two types graft machines, waxes, budding rubbers. Top of the line grafting knives, online, 509-453-9983. 60736 FULL SERVICE FIELD grafting including chainsawing. Over 25 years' experience, with practically same crew for over 15 years. Gary McMonagle Grafting. 509-669-1686. 60742 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.59772 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 Crown Furniture, Wenatchee, WA, 509-663-4814 or 509670-4011; fax 509-663-6326; or e-mail today for a quote. 60873 FIND EQUIPMENT for your farming operation at Wilson's. www.farmit again .com. Used equipment, buy/sell. Loc.#2:. 39.35 acres: 28.7A apples, 9.6 acres pears. Varieties: Red, Gold, Granny, Gala, Braeburn, Bartlett, D'Anjou. $524,000. Call for details and appointment. (509) 952-4459 or (509) 60897 848-2342. ORCHARD FOR SALE FOR SALE BY ESTATE: Two separate orchard properties with homes. 86.13 total acres, located 6 miles NW of Wapato, WA. Total Appraised Value $947,000. Loc #1. 46.78 acres: 23.8 acres apples, 10.3 acres pears, 7.6 acres open. Varieties: Red, Gold, Granny, Sonya, Bartlett, D'Anjou. $423,000. LANDSCAPE FABRIC, trellising, hoop houses, full line of pruning and tying supplies. 800-653-2216, Ext 1. www. 60881 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, 60882 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. 60874 PORTABLE HYDROCOOLER and cherry sorting tables, portable Rainier line, portable Rainier line, and portable cherry sorting belt. 206-321-8378. 60749 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. 60751 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. 60875 NEW AND USED packing equipment We manufacture new equipment and have a variety of used apple packing equipment. We have new and used repackers. See available equipment on our web site at Nolan & Sons Northwest, Inc., Naches, WA, 509-658-2604, geo@nolanandsons 60885 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: 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 503-985-7161; Fax: 503-985-7876. Email: copenhavenfarms, www.copenhavenfarms. com. 60756 FIRDALE NURSERY, certified apple rootstocks: EMLA 7, EMLA 106, EMLA 111, M 9 (337) and BUD 9. Beaverton, OR. 503-628-2755. 60756 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, 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. 60766 POSTS, POLES, AND STAKES: Pres sure 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@ 60837 FOR SALE: NEST/STACK Ropak harvesting lugs. Herb Barber & Sons, (800) 388-5384 or (716) 326-4692, e-mail:, .htm. 60812 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. 60764 COMPLETE APPLE packing line. Water dump, fresh water rinse, waxer, Trane propane dryer, sorting table, Cutler sizer, box return with scales. Best offer. Call (509)787-5515. 60896 PANHANDLE FOREST PRODUCTS: Quality posts, poles, and stakes. CCA pressure-treated, with delivery. Partial loads. 888-289-7678; www.panhandle .com. 59944 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, 60880 TREE SPREADERS BEST PRICING: notched and nailed. Wilson, 509-453-9983. 60768 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 60876 FOR SALE: Used tree spreaders. 509845-4389. 60892 TREE TRAINING TREE TRAINING and trellis supplies online at 60771 WIND MACHINES CHINOOK WIND MACHINES, sales/ service. All makes, new/used. H.F. Hauff Company, Inc., 509-248-0318. 60775 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. 60773 WIND MACHINE SALES: sales/service, new and used wind machines. 509877-2138. 60777 CLASSIFIED ADS are $1.25 per word per insertion. Ads up to ten words are charged a minimum of $12.00. The first one to four words are set in boldface capital letters. Include name, address, and phone number in figuring the cost. Count hyphenated 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 additional $10.00 per issue (plus word count). Replies forwarded daily, postage paid. Test your cherry knowledge QUESTIONS ON PAGE 54 Q1: c. ("Focus on next season," March 15, 2013) Q2: True. Cherries become firmer when held for a week or two in cold storage. ("Cherries must be reliably firm," May 15, 2012) Q3: c. Coral Champagne is a cherry developed in California. ("Cherry breeding is slow work," May15, 2011) Q4: f. ("Test to predict cracking susceptibility," May 15, 2012) Q5: False. Large cherries have a greater proportion of large cells, not more cells overall. ("What makes a cherry big," May 15, 2012) Q6: b. Q7: a. (b. is an apple; c. is a pear; d. is a plum; e. is a peach; and f. is a nectarine.) Source:The Brooks and Olmo Register of Fruit & Nut Varieties. Q8: c. ("Cherries with stems," May 15, 2010) GOOD FRUIT GROWER MAY 15, 2013 53

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