Good Fruit Grower

October 2013

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CLASSIFIED BIRD CONTROL WILSON IS THE LEADER in custom bird netting programs for all types of crops. Full line of bangers and bird i rritant items. Call 509-453-9983. NATURAL CONTROL. The American 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.fallcreeknursery .com, 800-538-3001. 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 EQUIPMENT FOR SALE FIND EQUIPMENT for your farming operation at Wilson's. www.farmit again .com. Used equipment, buy/sell. EQUIPMENT REPAIR ALUMINUM ORCHARD LADDER re air: We repair all brands of alumi p num ladders. Tallman factory author ized. Call for drop off locations or pick-up. 509-884-1750 or 509-669-2822. Consulting EMPLOYMENT AVAILABLE Technical troubleshooting and consulting on apple/pear/cherry/ grapes specializing in plant physiology, soil nutrition, plant nutrition, pathology/diseases, automated drip/micro irrigation, orchard renovation, grafting, nursery stock production, logistical planning, technical training, and project management. Proven results since 1972. VisionLogic/Greg Benner,Yakima, Washington 509-833-3486. gregb@vslg. com. ZIRKLE FRUIT COMPANY is seeking an experienced grower relations fieldman. Please send résumés to: PO Box 190, Selah WA 98942, e-mail: fmhart@zirkle 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 Washington State University is seeking a full time Farm Manager (official title Agriculture and Maintenance Manager) for the Irrigated Agriculture Research and Extension Center located in Prosser, WA. Responsibilities include directing farming operations for 934 acres of diverse crops , supervising staff, fiscal planning, budget management, and implementation and oversight of policies and procedures. Bachelor of Science degree in agriculture, agronomy, agricultural engineering, plant science, horticulture, or a related field AND Four (4) or more years of demon- testing services strated effective managerial experience in Agricultural setting. Any combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year-for-year basis. Possession of a valid driver's license. Salary: DOE. Position is open until filled. For a complete job description of required and preferred qualifications, visit prosser/Pages/Jobs.aspx. To apply, Central?quickFind=58390 . WSU is an EO/AA Educator and Employer. FROST PROTECTION FROST OR FREEZE protection got you down? Warm up with AgHeat's propane heaters to protect your crops. Call or e-mail,, 541-40061725 4875. 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 e-mail, for the newest apple varieties, sweet and tart cherries, peaches and more. MIKE ANDERSON, Van Well Nursery agent - 509-952-3538. Quality trees for quality growers. CONTRACT NOW for 2015 & 2016 delivery of quality custom grown apple trees on Certified Virus Free M-9 T-337 rootstock. Growing plans to fit your needs since 1972. Call TreeLogic at (509) 833-3486 anytime. 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; Okan-ogan Valley and Columbia Basin, 509-731-5424; Northwest Washington, 360-630-4285. CUSTOM ORCHARD fumigation Re-plantng? No job too small. Call now i to schedule your 2012 applications. 509687-9572 Serving all of Washington. Visit us at CustomOrchardFumigation .com PrimusLabs is the one stop shop for all your food safety needs: • PrimusGFS global audits for your ranch, harvest crew and facility • Residue and micro testing for crops and facilities • Data management For more information, please contact: Skip Johnson 208.550.5290 Fruitland, Idaho 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. COATES GRAFTING COMPANY, specializing in top working cherries. Over 35 years experience. Ken Coates, 509662-1882; 509-668-0262 (mobile). 61384 GRAFTING AND BUDDING supplies. Two types graft machines, waxes, budding rubbers. Top of the line grafting knives, online, 509453-9983. FULL SERVICE FIELD grafting including chainsawing. Over 25 years' experience, with practically same crew for over 15 years. Gary McMonagle Grafting. 509-669-1686. 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. Contract now for Winter/Spring 201-14 bench grafting of apple and pear tree/rootstock. More than 40 years experience…millions grafted. Your rootstock or ours. Since 1972. TreeLogic/Greg Benner, Yakima, Washington. E-mail: Web-site: 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. SPECIAL "SLEEP PACKS" Available now! Includes 33" X 75" 3 lb sleeping bag, standard pillow and pillow case. Call or email for our best price! Crown Furniture, Wenatchee, WA, 509-663-4814 or 509-670-4011; fax 509-663-6326; or e-mail today for a quote. GROWER SERVICES We want your problems! Do your trees or plants struggle? Is filling your bearing surface difficult? Are your plantings falling to disease? Are your crop yields low? VisionLogic wants your problems! Call Greg today! Doing the impossible to make things grow for over 40 years. 509-833-3486., ORCHARD LEASE wanted LEASING FARMS? Dedicated and experienced farmer interested in leasing apple, cherry and pear farms in eastern Washington. Call 509-480-2196. 509-853-3520 800-487-9946 509-853-3521 fax trees. Specializing in virus-free apple, cherry, plum, and pear rootstock since 1982. Christopher and Marilyn Dolby 503-985-7161; Fax: 503-985-7876. E-mail: copenhavenfarms, www.copenhavenfarms. com. FIRDALE NURSERY, certified apple rootstocks: EMLA 7, EMLA 106, EMLA 111, M 9 (337) and BUD 9. Beaverton, OR. 503-628-2755. 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. 800852-2018, 503-263-6405. E-mail: 61684 Certified Virus Free M9-T337 rootstock for Spring 2014 delivery. Order now by calling TreeLogic at 509-8333486 anytime. SPRAYERS COMPLETE LINE of mist sprayers. Swihart Sales Company, Quinter, KS. 800864-4595, STAKES / POSTS / POLES WILSON IS YOUR SOURCE for all types of fabric and plastics used in farming. Shade, wind screens, greenhouse films, and mulches. 509-453-9983. QUALITY PAYS—PRINCETON Wood Pre servers pressure-treated posts, poles. Quoted by truckload. #10477 Martin St., Penticton, B.C. V2A 5L2. Plant phone: 250-492-9190, fax: 250-492- 175, toll free, 877-797-7678. E-mail:; Web: www. WILSON'S HIGH Spanish style green house tunnels. Early and in creased production and crop protection. www. 800-232-1174. Panhandle FOREST PRODUCTS:  Quality posts, poles, and stakes. CCA pressure-treated, with delivery. Pari l loads. ta 888-289-7678; www.pan handle .com. PACKING EQUIPMENT POSTS, POLES, AND STAKES: Pressure treated in the USA. Vari us sizes and o lengths. Untreated available for organic growers. Jasper Enterprises, Inc.; PO Box 102; Chataroy, WA 99003; phone 800t 238-6540; or e-mail sales@ ORCHARD SUPPLIES PORTABLE HYDROCOOLER and cherry sorting tables, portable Rainier line, portable Rainier line, and portable cherry sorting belt. 206-321-8378. 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. 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, 509-6582604, geo@nolanandsons ROOTSTOCKS TRECO® ROOTSTOCKS mean quality. Buy from the industry leader. TRECO hassupplied 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 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@ treco. nu 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 STEEL APPLE and grape trellis. Custom systems available. Bamboo, treated wood, top of the line quality and service. Online catalog. Wilson Vine ard and y Orchard Supply, Yakima, W 509-453A. 9983, www.wilsonirr .com. 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, TREE SPREADERS BEST PRICING: notched and nailed. Wilson, 509-453-9983. TREE TRAINING? Call Treeform NOW! "U"spreader or the one and only "V" eastern 519-599-2299 or western 209484-8502. TREE TRAINING TREE TRAINING and trellis supplies online at    61611 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. PO 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/service, new and used wind machines. 509-8772138. Good Fruit Grower OCTOBER 2013 37

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