Good Fruit Grower

March 1

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CLASSIFIED 509-853-3520 800-487-9946 509-853-3521 fax CLASSIFIED ADS are $1.29 per word per insertion. Ads up to ten words are charged a mini- mum of $12.00. Include name, address, and phone number in figuring the cost. Count hy phen- ated words as two words. Count each initial, abbreviation, sym- bol, 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). Re plies forwarded daily, postage paid. Good Fruit Grower MARCH 1, 2016 45 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. NATURAL CONTROL. The Ameri- can Kestrel Falcon will give you LOW COST bird control. Call Ben at Orchard Guard: 509-910-6598, www.orchard 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.fall, 800-538-3001. CA STORAGE CA STORAGE AVAILABLE, 10 West Mead, Yakima WA: 18 CA rooms with storage for 24,420 bins. Call Roger Ellis at 509-945-1718 or 509-673-5371. EMPLOYMENT AVAILABLE G.S.LONG CO. of Yakima, WA, is looking for qualified seasonal Trap Checkers for the 2016 growing season. Responsibilities include maintaining, monitoring and recording data for insect pheromone traps. Competitive compensation with 50-plus hours a week. Contact Matt Duke, email T H E N O R T H W E S T H O R T I C U L - TURAL Council (NHC) is seeking applicants for the position of vice president for scientific affairs. The NHC is a trade association, based in Yakima, Washington, that represents the tree-fruit industry of Idaho, Ore- gon, and Washington on federal and international policy issues. Informa- tion about the NHC may be obtained at A candidate should possess a strong academic record and hold an advanced degree in a scientific field, such as biology, food safety, chemistry, horticulture, or plant pathology. He or she should be an able public communicator, both in terms of writing and speaking. We are looking for an active problem-solver, one who can lead and work coopera- tively on commercially important proj- ects with universities, federal and state agencies, and private industry. A can- didate must have five or more years of post-university work experience. Pref- erence will be given to candidates with deciduous tree-fruit production or handling knowledge and strong proj- ect-management expertise. Letters of application should be submitted to the NHC at 105 S 18th Street, Suite 105, Yakima, WA, 98901 or to general@ and will be accepted until the position is filled. WE ARE SEEKING a Marketing Con- tent Manager to help grow revenue, product, and brand recognition within the Irrigation Management market. The successful candidate will collab- orate with the product development team to create a marketing and sales strategy for new and existing products. They will lead a marketing team to cre- ate and deliver marketing projects in line with the market strategy and goals. In addition to marketing and leader- ship skills, the successful candidate will have copy writing experience and be willing to contribute these skills to the marketing team. For further infor- mation, call 509-332-5581. To apply for the position fill out an application at jobs/330972.html. GOOD FRUIT GROWER, a magazine based in Yakima, Washington, that covers the tree fruit and wine grape industries, is looking for an excep- tional person to serve as Audience Development Manager. This person will oversee our circulation-fulfill- ment system and will bring an entre- preneurial leadership to development and implementation of campaigns to strengthen and grow audiences on print and digital platforms. The Audi- ence Development Manager will be expected to increase subscriptions and profitability of reader-related services. Required skills: A Bachelor of Arts in a related field; experience in circulation and marketing and use of circulation databases; proficiency in Excel. Highly desired: Proven suc- cess in relevant marketing campaigns across print and electronic channels; familiarity with agriculture and grow- ers; fluency in Spanish and English. This exempt position calls for some travel to trade shows within Washing- ton State and to shows elsewhere, such as Oregon, Michigan and New York. Application materials are due March 15. Applicants should submit a resume and a cover letter describing relevant experience and accomplishments in audience development/circula- tion fulfillment. Applicant materials must be submitted to goodfruitjob@ Details about the job and hiring process may be found at hiring-audience-development-man ager/. Good Fruit Grower was estab- lished in 1946 and is headquartered in Yakima, Washington, in the scenic center of one of the world's top tree fruit and grape growing regions. Pub- lished 17 times a year and distributed to 50 states and 50 countries, Good Fruit Grower covers the growing, pack- ing, handling, marketing, and pro- motion of tree fruits (apples, pears, cherries, apricots, peaches, nectarines, prunes, and plums), as well as juice and wine grape production.This posi- tion is exempt and offers a competi- tive salary with strong benefits. Good Fruit Grower staff are employees of the Washington State Fruit Commission, a state agency. The commission is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, age, sexual ori- entation, national or ethnic origin, dis- ability, marital status, or veteran status in accordance with state and federal laws. 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. FRUIT TREES TREES STILL AVAILABLE for 2016, 2017, & 2018. Supplies are going to be very limited, so order today! Rep- resenting the nation's PREMIER fruit tree nurseries. Stan Peterson Fruit Tree Sales, (cell) 231-499-9292, 888-333- 1464., www. 2574 S. Benedict Road, Lundington, MI 49431. QUALITY TREES for quality growers, sales agent for Van Well Nursery and C&O Nursery. Mike Anderson, 509-952- 3538. FUMIGATION TRIDENT AGRICULTURAL Products, Inc., specializing in soil fumigation for orchards, vineyards, hops, ber- ries, nurseries, and other crops. Hood River or The Dalles, 971-563-8848; Yakima and Wenatchee, 509-728-2004; Columbia Basin, 509-731-5424; Okan- ogan Valley, 509-828-0691; Northwest Washington, 360-630-4285. CUSTOM ORCHARD Fumigation Re-plant ing? No job too small. Call now to schedule your applications. 509-687-9572. Serving all of Wash- ington. Visit us at CustomOrchard GRAFTING SALVADOR ZARAGOSA professional grafting, chip budding, and budding bench grafting. We guarantee 95% take. Mobile, 509-961-2986. PROFESSIONAL GRAFTING and ser- vice. Small and large acreage. 20 years' experience. Jose Mendez, 509-584- 0034 or (mobile) 509-949-1321. GRAFTING AND BUDDING supplies. Two types graft machines, waxes, bud- ding rubbers. Top of the line grafting knives, online, 509-453-9983. GARY McMONAGLE Grafting, growing for 30 years with over 20 million field grafts of experience, including millions of chip buds and bench grafts. 509- 669-1686. ERNIE'S GRAFTING, professional service. 17 years quality experience. Immediate and long-term satisfaction guaranteed. 509-689-0569 or 509-322- 2325 (mobile). SCIONON® GRAFTING tools, Bio- Graft™ tape, Bud Clips and other innovative nursery, grafting supplies and equipment. Exclusive US/Can- ada distributor. Download our catalog and view our YouTube videos at www. Toll free 800- 386-5600. Cell 269-921-6892. Ask for Matt Moser. 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. ARGO GRAFTING, accepting bench and field grafting reservations for 2016. Call Mike Argo, go for quality. 509-952- 6593. GROWER HOUSING SUPPLIES STURDY METAL BUNK beds and mattresses for H2A farm worker hous- ing. Two week lead time from order to delivery. Free on-site delivery with larger orders. Call Crown Furniture, Wenatchee, WA, 509-663-4814 or 509- 670-4011; fax 509-663-6326; or e-mail today for a quote. LAND FOR LEASE 80 ACRES of prime land with irrigation available for lease. Currently bare land located in Bridgeport, WA. Please email for more information. Or call 509-667-9392 and ask for Ric. ORCHARDS FOR SALE PROSSER, 18 ACRES cherries, shop and wind machine. Wine Country Road, 295K, serious inquiries only. 509-760-5484. ORCHARD LEASE WANTED LEASING FARMS? Dedicated and exper ienced farmer interested in leasing apple, cherry, and pear farms in Eastern Washington. Call 509-480- 2196. ORCHARD SUPPLIES WILSON IS YOUR SOURCE for all types of fabric and plastics used in farm- ing. Shade, wind screens, greenhouse films, and mulches. 509-453-9983. WILSON'S HIGH Spanish style green - house tunnels. Early and in creased production and crop protection. www. 800-232-1174. PACKING EQUIPMENT USED PACKING EQUIPMENT: We specialize in meeting your needs for used cherry, apple, and soft fruit pack- ing and hydro cooling equipment. We custom fabricate as well. Call 206-321- 8378. PORTABLE HYDROCOOLER and small cherry line with sizer and cluster cutter, could be used as Rainier line. 206-321-8378. COMPLETE CHERRY packing line from destacker to printers. Will sell all or parts, including Van Doren cherry baggers. 541-354-2365. ROOTSTOCKS TRECO® ROOTSTOCKS mean quality. Buy from the industry leader. TRECO has supplied 60 percent of the nation's malus rootstock needs to the nurser- ies for more than 70 years. Go directly to the source and buy the root stocks trusted and preferred by the major nurseries: TRECO; PO Box 98, Wood- burn, OR 97071. Ph: 1-800-871-5141; fax: 503-634-2344; e-mail: rootstocks@ or website: 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: cal leryana, 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 root- stock since 1982. Christopher and Marilyn Dolby 503-985-7161; Fax: 503- 985-7876. E-mail: copenhaven farms@, www.copenhavenfarms. com. FIRDALE NURSERY, certified apple rootstocks: EMLA.7, EMLA.106, EMLA.111, M.9 (337) and BUD 9. Bea- verton, OR. 503-628-2755. WILLAMETTE NURSERIES offers Oregon-grown, virus-certified fruit tree rootstock, including popular M.9 clones and other dwarf and semi- dwarf varieties, and fruit tree seed- lings (apple, cherry, pear & plum.) Excellent quality, reasonably priced. Outstanding service. Visit us at: Willa- mette Nurseries, 25571 S. Barlow Road, Canby, OR 97013. 800-852-2018, 503- 263-6405. E-mail: willamette@canby. com. CERTIFIED VIRUS FREE M9-T337/ other rootstock for Spring 2017 deliv- ery. Order now while supply lasts. Call Greg Benner, TreeLogic USA, LLC at 509-833-3486 anytime to reserve your stock! Since 1972. SPRAYERS COMPLETE LINE of sprayers. Swihart Sales Company, Quinter, KS. 800-864- 4595, STAKES / POSTS / POLES QUALITY PAYS—Princeton Wood Pre- servers pressure-treated posts, poles. Quoted by truckload. P.O. Box 1269, Penticton, B.C., V0X 1W0 Plant phone: 250-295-7911; toll free, 877-797-7678. E-mail: Web: PANHANDLE FOREST PRODUCTS: Quality posts, poles, and stakes. CCA pressure-treated, with delivery. Par ti al loads. 888-289-7678; www.pan POSTS, POLES, AND STAKES: Pres- sure treated in the USA. Vari ous sizes and lengths. Untreated available for organic growers. Jasper En ter prises, Inc., P.O. Box 102, Chat taroy, WA 99003; phone 800-238-654, or e-mail sales@ STEEL APPLE and grape trellis. Custom systems available. Bam- boo, treated wood, top of the line quality and service. Online cata- log. Wilson Vine yard and Orchard Supply, Yakima, W A. 509-453-9983, TREE SPREADERS BEST PRICING: notched and nailed. Wilson, 509-453-9983. "V" SPREADERS. treeform@sympatico. ca, 519-599-2299, or John DeMartini, 209-484-8502 and ryan@firmanpollen. com (western contacts). TREE TRAINING TREE TRAINING and trellis supplies online at WIND MACHINES CHINOOK WIND MACHINES, sales/ service. All makes, new/used. H.F. Hauff Company, Inc., 509-248-0318. CASCADE WIND MACHINE Service, distributor of Orchard-Rite® wind machines. P.O. Box 9308, Yakima, WA 98909, phone 509-457-9196; Wenat- chee, WA 509-662-2753; British Colum - bia, 250-495-7245. WIND MACHINE SALES: sales/ser- vice, new and used wind machines. 509-877-2138. ORCHARD RITE wind machine, good condition, Quincy WA area, 509-760-4562. WINE GRAPE PLANTS WINE GRAPE PLANTS for sale. Cab- ernet Sauvignon #8, Merlot # 3, Syrah Phelps clone. 509-832-2066, Jeff.

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