Good Fruit Grower

July 1

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A selection of the latest products and services for tree fruit and grape growers. GOOD STUFF Branch training tool G J row "n" Guide is a new tool to help fruit growers train scaffold branches to create wide, strong crotch angles from the main stem, allowing sunlight to reach the center of the tree and promoting fruit production. Each package contains six trainers and six hook-and-loop fastener straps. The trainer is placed above the branch and attached to the main scaffold with the hook-and-loop strap. For more information, check the Web site New owner ohn Riel, owner of Burrows Tractor with stores in Yakima and Wenatchee, Washington, is now the owner of Sunnyside New Holland. Riel has worked for 33 years in the tractor business, starting as an employee at Burrows Tractor in Yakima, where he worked with Royal Schlepp. Schlepp left the Yakima store in 1987 when he bought the Sunnyside Ford Tractor dealership. Riel continued to work at Burrows, which was owned by Bill and John Kabrich. When John retired in 2006, Riel became a partner in Burrows Tractor, and early this year he purchased the Sunnyside dealership from Schlepp. All three locations specialize in modifying tractors for niche farming such as high-density fruit production, and the three work together on repairs and mainte- nance. Having three locations also allows Riel to have specialized staff. They are the only GPS-certified New Holland dealerships in Washington. Grow "n" Guide Dealers honored B Royal Schlepp, left, and John Riel, right. oth the Yakima and Wenatchee branches of Burrows Tractor, Inc., in Washington have earned membership in the New Holland Agriculture's President's Club in recognition of outstanding achievement in all facets of business management and customer satisfaction. Sunny- side New Holland in Sunnyside, Washington, has also been named to the President's Club. New Holland sells and services an innovative line of agricultural equipment, including tractors and crop pro- duction equipment. Sales, parts, and service are provided by more than a thousand New Holland dealers through- out North America. For more information, check the Web site MARCHANT LADDERS, INC. Quality Ladders Since 1978 • Buy factory direct Heavy Duty Top Bracket • BEST ladder at the BEST price • Available 6 to 16 foot Keeping things growing in the right direction! CONTINUOUS Heavy Duty Bottom Step Extra support on longer steps, all steps 3" wide "The Standard for the Serious Orchardist" 509-882-1912 Grandview, Washington 38 JULY 2012 GOOD FRUIT GROWER For yournearestdealer, contactAgFastat… Built of sturdy, lightweight ALUMINUM— Specifically for agriculture TRELLISLOK™ (Nut) The Continuous TrellisLok provides all the advantages of the TrellisLok (strap); however, if you use the TrellisLok with AgLok, your maximum diameter is limitless. VINYLTIE™ Tying material for vineyards, orchards and nurseries. • Tough, UV stabilized vinyl •Strong, durable & flexible •Elasticity allows for plant growth •Packaged on lightweight 320 foot spools Toll-Free: 877.552-4828 909.451.2299 • Fax: 909.593-8309 PHOTO BY DOUG BUTTON PHOTO COURTESY OF GROW "N" GUIDE

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