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Author: Tyler Broetje

Broetje Orchards is happy to present the 2016 CR report.  This is the third year of us bringing additional accountability to our operations.  As a recognized leader in the apple industry for over 25 years, we recognize that we did not achieve our success simply because we grow great apples.

On July 19; five Camp Vista Students and staff went and visited two crews out in the Orchard to show them their appreciation for their hard work and passed out 120 care packages to the employees. 

We are about three weeks into our Harvest! This year's incoming harvest is larger then last year. Here is some of the crop estimates of the three orchards and how our main packing site prepares for the incoming fruit.

On August 15-18,  First Fruits Marketing & Broetje Orchards had the opportunity to attend a Food Expo for a customer in Texas. The purpose of the visit and this expo in particular was not only to meet the produce managers face to face but also...

On July 12; Broetje Orchards had the opportunity to host a group of Horticulturists from New Zealand. The group got a chance to sit down with owner Ralph Broetje and discuss pressing issues similar to what we are facing in the Apple Industry which included...

Cherry season is here in both Prescott and Wallula orchard locations. The high temperatures of this past spring accelerated a lot of Washington State’s crops. Cherries were 2 weeks ahead of schedule with Wallula began harvesting the last week of May and finished the first...