Good Fruit Grower

November 2013

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Your Solution To Farm Labor Housing. . . We offer a variety of floor plans that are customized to meet your needs. Good to Go For a complete events, check the Calendar at • LARGEST BUILDER OF MANUFACTURED HOMES • BEST INDUSTRY WARRANTY AVAILABLE Precision-built housing affordably priced and designed to provide strength and longevity, while offering comfortable amenities for a grower's work force. Clayton Homes offers the Lowest Factory Direct Pricing . . . and won't be out priced ! Emails to: 509-452-9228 ® 38 2010 Rudkin Road Union Gap, WA 98903 F ourth-generation California farmer David Mas Masumoto and his daughter Nikiko will be keynote speakers at the annual conference of Tilth Producers of com. Washington at the Yakima Convention Center, November 8–10. Masumoto is an organic peach and grape grower and author of the 1995 book Epitaph for a Peach. The theme of the conference is "Nourishing the Future: Cultivating Our Farm Legacy." The three-day conference features 30 workshops on topics such as weed management, fireblight, leasing land, renewable energy, and farm financing. Spanish language sessions, farm tours, and an organic apple tasting are also planned. The conference is funded in part by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program and a USDA Specialty Crop Block Grant. For more information or to register, visit www.goodfruit. Ask for Silvestre Lozano . . . Serving Central Washington Growers For over 23 Years! Tilth to meet in Yakima listing of upcoming November November 4-5 National Conference for Agribusiness, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana. Call (765) 494-4247 for more information. November 4–6 Methyl Bromide Alternatives and Emissions Conference, DoubleTree San Diego-Mission Valley, San Diego, California. For information, visit November 5-6 Food Safety and Sanitation Workshop, Sheraton Portland Airport Hotel, Portland, Oregon. For registration assistance, contact Cathy Blood, (509) 335-2845, e-mail blood@wsu. edu. For program information, contact Karen Killinger, (509) 335-2970, e-mail November 6-7 Irrigation Show 2013, Austin Convention Center, Austin, Texas. For information, e-mail or visit November 8–10 Methyl Bromide Alternatives and Emissions Conference, DoubleTree San Diego-Mission Valley, San Diego, California. For information, visit November 12-13 Tilth Producers of Washington annual conference, "Nourishing the Future: Cultivating Our Farming Legacy," Yakima Convention Center, Yakima, Washington. Keynote address by David Mas Masumoto. Cost $170 for members, $220 for nonmembers. For more information and to register, visit November 13 Washington Cherry Marketing Committee handler nominations to be held at the Wenatchee Valley Traffic Association's annual meeting, Washington Apple Commission, Wenatchee, Washington. For information, contact B.J. Thurlby, (509) 453-4837. November 14-15 Washington State Grape Society Annual Meeting and Trade Show, Church of the Nazarene, Grandview Washington. For information, visit November 18-19 Sustainable Ag Expo, Madonna Inn Expo Center, San Luis Obispo, California. For information, call (805) 466-2288 or visit November 19 Stone Fruit Research Review, WSU-CPAAS, Prosser Washington. For information, contact Kathy Coffey at (509) 665-8271, ext. 2, or e-mail November 19–21 Washington Farm Bureau annual meeting, Yakima Convention Center, Yakima, Washington. For more information, call (360) 357-9975 or visit December December 2–4 Washington State Horticultural Association Annual Meeting and Trade Show, Wenatchee Convention Center, Wenatchee, Washington. For information, visit December 5 The Honeycrisp Experience: All-Day Workshop, Wenatchee Convention Center, Wenatchee, Washington. For information or to register, contact Joanne Thomas, (509) 665-9641 or e-mail, or go to and click on "Events." December 5-6 Washington Small Fruit Conference, in association with the Lynden Ag Show. For more information, visit December 10–12 Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable and Farm Market Expo, DeVos Place Convention Center, Grand Rapids, Michigan. For information, visit January January 8–10, 2014 Illinois Specialty Crops, Agritourism and Organic Conference, Crowne Plaza Hotel, Springfield, Illinois. For information, call (309) 557-2107 or e-mail January 9-10 Yakima Ag Expo, Yakima Valley Sundome, Yakima, Washington. For information, visit January 9–12 Southeast Regional Fruit & Vegetable Conference, Savannah International Trade & Conference Center, Savannah, Georgia. Call (877) 994-3842 or visit January 10 Cherry Institute, Yakima Convention Center, Yakima, Washington. For information, call (509) 453-4837 or visit January 20–22 Ohio Produce Growers and Marketers Association Congress, Kalahari Convention Center, Sandusky, Ohio. For information, go to January 20–22 Northwest Food Manufacturing and Packaging Expo, Oregon Convention Center, Portland, Oregon. For information, call (503) 327-2200; e-mail; or visit www. January 21–23 Indiana Horticultural Congress & Trade Show, Wyndham Indianapolis West, Indianapolis, Indiana. For information, visit January 21–23 Empire State Fruit and Vegetable Expo, Oncenter Convention Center, Syracuse, New York. For information, e-mail, or visit www.nysaes.cornell. edu/hort/expo/index.php. NOVEMBER 2013 Good Fruit

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