Good Fruit Grower

December 2015

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Page 92 of 95 GOOD FRUIT GROWER DECEMBER 2015 93 CLASSIFIED 509-853-3520 800-487-9946 509-853-3521 fax 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. CONTRACT FOR SALE GRAPE GROWER? Tired of low cash prices? Welch contract for sale! 509- 840-9543. EMPLOYMENT AVAILABLE GOOD FRUIT GROWER, a magazine based in Yakima, Washington, that covers the tree fruit and wine grape industries, is looking for an excep- tional journalist to serve as Associate Editor and continue the magazine's tradition of excellence. The maga- zine is based in Yakima, but for this position there is interest in fi nding a candidate whose location would best facilitate coverage of Midwest and East Coast fruit growers. The Associate Editor helps produce in-depth articles and photographs for 17 print issues a year, a bi-monthly electronic newslet- ter, and the website. He/she reports on research from scientists, writes features on innovative growers, takes photographs and secures illustrations as needed. Some travel is expected. The ideal candidate embraces the highest standards of professionalism, writes about technical and scien- tifi c topics with clarity and authority, demonstrates an in-depth knowledge of fruit growing practices, juggles assignments, and maintains excellent relations with individuals throughout the industry. The associate editor's writing workload would include such topics as innovative techniques of different growers and trends in such areas as labor, marketing, regulation, equipment, chemicals, soil science, organic growing, pest controls, harvest and packing issues, irrigation, prun- ing, and development of new varieties. POSITION REQUIREMENTS: A bach- elor's degree in a relevant fi eld, such as journalism, horticulture or English lit- erature. Excellent writing and editing skills. Proven ability to juggle dead- lines and work with other writers. Ver- satility: demonstrated ability to write technical or scientific articles and news, and people features. Photog- raphy skills. Familiarity and comfort with integration of content created for print and digital platforms. DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Conversational fl uency in Spanish is desired but not required. Prior experience working for a comparable publication. Knowledge of the fruit industry in Washington State. The position is open till fi lled. For further information and applica- tion requirements, please visit www. associate-editor THE NORTHWEST Horticultural Council (NHC) is seeking applicants for the position of vice president for scientifi c affairs. The NHC is a trade association, based in Yakima, Wash- ington, that represents the tree-fruit industry of Idaho, Oregon, and Wash- ington on federal and international policy issues. Information about the NHC may be obtained at www.nwhort. org. A candidate should possess a strong academic record and hold an advanced degree in a scientifi c fi eld, such as biology, food safety, chemis- try, horticulture, or plant pathology. He or she should be an able public communicator, both in terms of writ- ing and speaking. We are looking for an active problem-solver, one who can lead and work cooperatively on commercially important projects with universities, federal and state agen- cies, and private industry. A candi- date must have fi ve 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 by December 30 to the NHC at 105 S 18th Street, Suite 105, Yakima, WA, 98901 or to ARE YOU A HIGH energy horticul- turist looking for a new opportunity? Minnesota's largest apple producer needs an orchard operations manager to help develop and implement our cultural care and harvest programs. The ideal applicant has formal edu- cation in pomology or related field; hands on experience with labor man- agement; well developed bilingual communication skills; a can-do atti- tude, and a sense of humor. This is a salaried, year-round position with benefi ts. Pepin Heights is a vertically integrated grower, packer, shipper, and processor located along the bluffs of the beautiful Mississippi River in southeastern Minnesota. Check us out at Contact Chet Miller, or Dennis Courtier, dennis@pepin, 651-345-2305 or 1-800- 652-3779. 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 QUALITY TREES for quality growers, sales agent for Van Well Nursery and C&O Nursery. Mike Anderson, 509-952- 3538. 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., 2574 S. Ben- edict Road, Lundington, MI 49431. 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 a n d W e n a t c h e e , 5 0 9 - 7 2 8 - 2 0 0 4 ; 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 fi eld 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 get professional results and improved productivity. Exclusive distributor in the US/Canada. www.GraftingSystems .com. Matt Moser, toll free, 800-386-5600. ZAMORA'S GRAFTING. Many Central Washington growers satisfi ed with our unsurpassed results. Over 30 years experience. Contact Ramiro Zamora at 509-689-6932 or 509-733-2754. 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. ORCHARD FOR SALE LOWER VALLEY, 19 acres pears, cher- ries, with mobile home on property. Granger, Washington, 509-854-1090. 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 REMOVAL PUSH, PILE, BURN. Ripping and disc- ing. Yakima Valley 509-379-1166. ORCHARD SUPPLIES WILSON IS YOUR SOURCE for all types of fabric and plastics used in farm- ing. Shade, wind screens, greenhouse fi lms, 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. 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 rootstock since 1982. Christopher and Marilyn Dolby 503-985-7161; Fax: 503-985- 7876. E-mail: copenhaven farms@com-, FIRDALE NURSERY, certifi ed 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 other dwarf and semi- dwarf varieties, and fruit tree seed- lings (apple, cherry, pear & plum.) Excellent quality, reasonably priced. Outstanding service. Visit us at: Wil- lamette Nurseries, 25571 S. Barlow Road, Canby, OR 97013. 800-852-2018, 503-263-6405. E-mail: willamette@ CERTIFIED VIRUS FREE M9-T337/ other rootstock for Spring 2016 deliv- ery. Order now while supply lasts. Call Greg Benner, TreeLogic USA, LLC at 509-833-3486 anytime to reserve your stock! Since 1972. CIDER TREES for Sale, Bare root nurs- ery stock for Spring 2016 planting. or 503-364-1303 SPRAYERS COMPLETE LINE of sprayers. Swihart Sales Company, Quinter, KS. 800-864- 4595, STAKES / POSTS / POLES Q U A L I T Y P A Y S — P R I N C E T O N Wood Pre servers pressure-treated posts, poles. Quoted by truck- load. 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@sympa- 519-599-2299 or 209-484-8502 (Western contact). 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. CLASSIFIED ADS: $1.29 per word per insertion. Minimum $12.00 charge. Include name, address, and phone number in fi guring 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. The essential resource The essential resource Ross Courtney, Associate Editor The essential resource TRUSTED More growers come to us for their news than anywhere else.

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