Good Fruit Grower

March 1

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CLASSIFIED BIRD CONTROL FRUIT TREES 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. 60230 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. 60237 NATURAL CONTROL. The American Kestrel Falcon will give you LOW COST bird control. Call Ben at Orchard Guard: 509-910-6598, www.orchard 60338 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. 60232 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 60233 EMPLOYMENT AVAILABLE 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. 60327 APPLE ORCHARD Manager S.E. Minnesota. Seeking self-motivated individual for 150+ acre farm. Duties may include all field operations, packing, marketing, and managing employees. 3-5+ years of on-site management experience required. Horticulture/ entomology degree and interpersonal and computer skills are a plus. Housing available, competitive salary package DOQ. Send r��sum�� and inquiries to 60208 EQUIPMENT FOR SALE FIND EQUIPMENT for your farming operation at Wilson���s. www.farmit again .com. Used equipment, buy/sell. 60286 12 FOOT LADDERS, smudge pots for sale. 509-840-4373, ask for Keith. 60139 EQUIPMENT REPAIR ALUMINUM ORCHARD LADDER re pair: 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. 60235 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. 60264 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 60266 GRAFTING SALVADOR ZARAGOSA professional grafting, chip budding, and budding bench grafting. We guarantee 95% take. Mobile, 509-961-2986. 60290 PROFESSIONAL GRAFTING and ser vice. Small and large acreage. 20 years��� experience. Jose Mendez, 509-5840034 or (mobile) 509-949-1321. 60288 COATES GRAFTING COMPANY, specializing in top working cherries. Over 35 years experience. Ken Coates, 509662-1882; 509-668-0262 (mobile). 60243 GRAFTING AND BUDDING supplies. Two types graft machines, waxes, budding rubbers. Top of the line grafting knives, online, 509-453-9983. 60247 FULL SERVICE FIELD grafting including chainsawing. Over 25 years��� experience, with practically same crew for over 15 years. Gary McMonagle Grafting. 509-669-1686. 60245 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.59767 ARGO GRAFTING, accepting bench and field grafting reservations for 2013. Call Mike Argo, go for quality. 509-9526593. 60241 ORCHARD LEASE WANTED LEASING FARMS? Dedicated and experienced farmer interested in leasing apple, cherry and pear farms in eastern Washington. Call 509-4802196. 59348 EXPERIENCED AND successful fruit grower looking to lease pears and/or apples in the Parker Heights to Zillah area. Call at 509-731-9335. 60149 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. 60239 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. 60252 WILSON IS YOUR SOURCE for all types of fabric and plastics used in farming. Shade, wind screens, greenhouse films, and mulches. 509-4539983. 60250 WILSON���S HIGH Spanish style green house tunnels. Early and increased production and crop protection. 800-232-1174. LANDSCAPE FABRIC, trellising, hoop houses, full line of pruning and tying supplies. 800-653-2216, Ext 1. 60353 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. 60260 FIRDALE NURSERY, certified apple rootstocks: EMLA 7, EMLA 26, EMLA 106, EMLA 111, M 9 (337) and BUD 9. Beaverton, OR. 503-628-2755. 60258 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. 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: 60256 60176 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. 60161 COMPLETE LINE of mist sprayers. Swihart Sales Company, Quinter, KS. 800-864-4595, PORTABLE HYDROCOOLER and cherry sorting tables, portable Rainier line, portable Rainier line, and portable cherry sorting belt. 206-321-8378. 60254 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. 60339 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: 60262 ORCHARD SUPPLIES 60354 FROST PROTECTION 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, 60292 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. 54517 SPRAYERS 60039 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. 60280 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@ 60272 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. 60268 PANHANDLE FOREST PRODUCTS: Quality posts, poles, and stakes. CCA pressure-treated, with delivery. Partial loads. 888-289-7678; www.panhandle .com. 599392 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, 60352 TREE SPREADERS FANTASTIC PRICING! Cedar spreaders, last and last! Steel point and notched ��� 4 to 6 inches. U-make programs. Cedarbrook Lumber, 800-6346334. 60276 BEST PRICING: notched and nailed. Wilson, 509-453-9983. 60274 509-853-3520 800-487-9946 509-853-3521 fax TREE TRAINING TREE TRAINING and trellis supplies online at 60278 WIND MACHINES CHINOOK WIND MACHINES, sales/ service. All makes, new/used. H.F. Hauff Company, Inc., 509-248-0318. 60282 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. 60280 WIND MACHINE SALES: sales/service, new and used wind machines. 509877-2138. 60284 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 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 an additional $10.00 per issue. Do you know your pests? ANSWERS TO QUIZ ON PAGE 46 Q1: d. Oregon State University entomologist Dr. Nik Wiman has most commonly found brown marmorated stink bug in English holly. (���Stink bug is strong flier,��� March 1, 2013) Q2: d. All species of drosophila have red eyes. Q3: c. (���Rainfastness of pesticides varies,��� March 1, 2011) Q4: b. (���Researchers tackle apple weevil,��� March 1, 2011) Q5: a. (���Trapping for grape mealybug,��� March 1, 2012) Q6:. a. A University of California study estimated the costs of the treatments at $252 per acre for trapping plus fumigation; $396 an acre for using a gas explosive device; and $420 for baiting. (���Effective gopher control,��� March 1, 2010) Q7: b. (���Promising new technologies for mating disruption,��� March 1, 2010) Q8: c. All the insecticides except Rimon have the same mode of action. (���Pear IPM tools,��� March 1, 2009) 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. 59678 Q9: b. An owl eats about 155 a year, with owlets eating five times that amount. (���Rodenteating machines,��� March 1, 2009) FOR SALE: Used tree spreaders. 509845-4389. 60337 Q10: a and c. (���How to build a bat house,��� March 1, 2009) GOOD FRUIT GROWER MARCH 1, 2013 45

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