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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. 52982

Stop bird damage. The American kestrel falcon is now looking for a home. Owl boxes and bat boxes also available. Call Ben at 509-910-6598. www.orchardguard.com.    52826

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.    52741

BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY

RETAILING BUSINESS opportunity for fruit growers! Chelan county, established fruit stand and acreage for lease, 2010 season. All varieties of fruit. 509-784-2500.    52899

CERTIFICATION

Local auditors providing certification against most standards. GlobalGAP, SQF, TNC and more.www.ncsiamericas .com.    52916

CONSULTING

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 assessment/management. Domestic and international. Proven results since 1972. VisionLogic/Greg Benner: Yakima, Washington. 509- 833-3486. E-mail: gregb@vslg.com. Web site: www.vslg.com.    52897

CROWN GALL CONTROL

CROWN GALL CONTROL. Easier to handle, prepare, and apply.­ In­creased shelf life and temperature tolerance. Re­duced risk of biocontrol break­down. Avail­able from New Bio­Products, Inc., at 541-752-2045; www.newbioproducts .com.    51737

EMPLOYMENT AVAILABLE

SENIOR SCIENTIFIC ASSISTANT: Washington State University in Prosser Washington is currently hiring a SENIOR SCIENTIFIC ASSISTANT. This position is part of the management team responsible for the nationally recognized program for testing temperate climate fruit trees for viruses. This position manages local scientific operations and responsibilities include scheduling and coordinating appropriate tests for virus diseases, analyzing and summarizing virus testing results and identifying research and development needs for the program. The position will ensure that all work is performed using standardized operating protocols, and that procedures and results are thoroughly documented. The position will prepare recommendations for local operating budgets. This critical position will interface with the industries served by the program and to multiple regulatory agencies. Candidates will possess a Master’s degree in plant pathology and four (4) years of progressively responsible related professional research experience. A Ph.D. in plant pathology may be substituted for up to two (2) years of the required work experience. For more information and to apply, visit www.wsujobs.com. Screening will begin on April 30, 2010 and continue until the position is filled. WSU is an EO/AA Educator and Employer.    52864

EQUIPMENT FOR SALE

FIND EQUIPMENT for your farming operation at Wilson’s. www.farmit again.com. Used equipment, buy/sell.         52745

ORCHARD SPRAYER and Tower, Munckhof, 240 gallon, very good. Howard Rotavator H16 (aka 400 SM), 6 ft., PTO, 3 pt. 360-421-2660.    52865

EQUIPMENT REPAIR

ALUMINUM ORCHARD LADDER re­pair: 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.    52743

FINANCIAL

LEASE ONE offers equipment financing, $10,000 to $1 million, new, used, or buy back. Up to $70,000 on application only. Quick approvals. Flexible pay. 509-454-4701 or 509-961-4928. gwelch1009@aol.com.     52747

FRUIT TREES

STAN PETERSON FRUIT Tree Sales, representing the nation’s premier fruit tree nurseries to serve you, the grower, with the best. The newest apple varieties, sweet and tart cherries, peaches and more. 888-333-1464, stan@fruit treesales.com.    52749

CASCADE NURSERY, Hood River, Oregon: cherry trees for sale. Mazzard rootstock: Attika, Regina, Sweetheart, Bing, Chelan, Lapins, Rainier, Selah. $5 per tree. Mary, 541-806-0456; Bernie, 541-387-4205.    51284

GRAFTING

SALVADOR ZARAGOSA professional grafting, chip budding, and budding bench grafting. We guarantee 95% take. Mobile, 509-961-2986.    52757

PROFESSIONAL GRAFTING and ser­vice. Small and large acreage. 17 years’ experience. Jose Mendez, 509-584-0034 or (mobile) 509-949-1321.    52755

COATES GRAFTING COMPANY, specializing in top working cherries. Over 35 years experience. Ken Coates, 509-662-1882; 509-668-0262 (mobile).52751

GRAFTING AND BUDDING supplies. Two types graft machines, waxes, budding rubbers. Top of the line grafting knives, on-line www.wilsonirr.com, 509-453-9983.    52753

ARGO GRAFTING, accepting bench and field grafting reservations for 2010. Call Mike Argo, go for quality. 509-952-6593.    52788

FULL SERVICE FIELD grafting including chainsawing. Over 25 years’ experience with practically same crew for over 15 years. Gary McMonagle Grafting. 509-669-1686.    51607

GROWER SERVICES

GOT RAINIERS?  Custom Rainier cherry packing, storage and hydro-cooling available.  No need to fall behind in packing schedule. You provide fruit and marketing. at Roy Farms, Inc.   Moxee, Wa.   Mark Roy, markr@royfarms.com

ORCHARDS FOR SALE

CERTIFIED ORGANIC sour cherry orchard for sale in SW Saskatchewan. Log on to www.kijiji.ca, go to Saskatchewan, and then to Swift Current. Enter number 180665246. House, shop, handling facility and equipment on 44 acres, turnkey operation. Call Cam at 306-587-7710.    52868

ORCHARD LEASES

LEASING FARMS. DEDICATED and experienced farmer interested in leasing apple, cherry, and pear farms in eastern Washington. Call 509-480-2196.    52624

ORCHARD SUPPLIES

WILSON IS YOUR SOURCE for all types of fabric and plastics used in farming. Shade, wind screens, greenhouse films, and mulches. 509-453-9983.    52759

WILSON’S HIGH SPANISH STYLE green­­house tunnels. Early and in­­­creased production and crop protection. www.growtunnel.com. 800-232-1174.    52761

PACKING EQUIPMENT

COLOR SORTER 4-LANE, 24 drops, set up for trays, bags, volume fill. Sorting table, dryer, brushes, flow-thru dump, etc. Low hours. AWETA. 530-622-2640, John.     52892

RED PEARL SIZER, 10-lane, 17-drop, updated 2009 season. Includes metering belt, tank assembly, cluster cutter, fruit return system; complete. Linden, California, 209-546-0426.    52896

YAKIMA PACKING/ REG. storage plant. See yakimap.com parcel #18130942021. Turnkey. Forklifts and all equipment included. Has qualified for SQF 2000. Autoline 4 lane, 150 bins/day. 20,000 sf packing, 53,700 sf cold. Details? E-mail joelbgarretson@gmail.com. 500K. Price negotiable, depending on equipment desired.     52918

O-G OR ONETO Gotelli Cherry Sizer & Cluster Cutter, 7 lanes or smaller. Call Pat (209) 608-6000.    52919

­­ 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 65 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@ treco.nu or Web site: www.treco.nu.    51555

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: copenhavenfarms@comcast.net, www.copenhavenfarms.com.    51829

FIRDALE NURSERY, certified apple rootstocks: EMLA 7, EMLA 26, EMLA 106, EMLA 111, M 9 (337) and BUD 9. Beaverton, Oregon. 503-628-2755.    51658

WILLAMETTE NURSERIES offers Oregon-grown, virus-certified fruit tree rootstock, including popular 9 clones and fruit tree seedlings (apple, cherry, pear & plum.) Excellent quality, reasonably priced. Outstanding service. Visit our updated Web site, including availabilities, at: www.willamettenurseries .com. Willamette Nurseries, 25571 S. Barlow Rd., Canby, OR 97013. 800-852-2018, 503-263-6405, E-mail: willamette @canby.com.    52576

SOIL FUMIGATION

TRIDENT AGRICULTURAL Products, Inc. Specializing in soil fumigation for orchards, vineyards, nurseries, and other crops. Hood River or The Dalles, 971-563-8848; Yakima and Columbia Basin, 509-728-2004; Wenatchee and Northwest Washington, 360-630-4285.        52765

CUSTOM ORCHARD FUMIGATION. Replant­ing? Call now to schedule your 2010 applications. 509-687-9572, Manson, Washington.    52763

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: 250-492-9175, toll free, 877-797-7678. ­­­E-mail: e.everitt@shaw.ca; Web: www .pwppost.com.    52771­­

POSTS, POLES, AND STAKES: Pressure 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@jasper-inc.com.    52767

Panhandle FOREST PRODUCTS: Quality posts, poles, and stakes. CCA pressure-treated, with delivery. Par­ti­al loads. 888-289-7678; www.panhandle .com.    52073

STEEL APPLE and grape trellis. Custom systems available. Bamboo, treated wood, top of the line quality and service. On-line catalog. Wilson Vine­yard and Orchard Supply, Yakima, Washington. 509-453-9983, www.wilsonirr.com.    52769

TREE SPREADERS

TREE SPREADERS: Steel points, plus two notched styles. Great prices! Also sell spreader stock for you-make. Cedarbrook Lumber, 509-782-2447, 800-634-6334.    51913

BEST PRICING: notched and nailed. Wilson, 509-453-9983.    52773

TREE TRAINING

TREE TRAINING and trellis supplies on-line at www.wilsonirr.com.    52776

WILDLIFE CONTROL

FENCING, 25 years’ experience. Orchard and vineyard post pounding. AMS Fence, 1-800-676-9362.    52778

WIND MACHINES

CHINOOK WIND MACHINES, sales/ service. All makes, new/used. H.F. Hauff Company, Inc., 509-248-0318.            51572

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, 604-495-7873.    52780

WIND MACHINE SALES: sales/ser­vice, new and used wind machines. 509-877-2138.    51641