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Agriculture

30 Mar Employee Appreciation

Spring is here and that means our trees will be waking up from their dormant state. It takes a lot of teamwork to help take care of trees. Like many places, we often become caught up in the work and don’t always acknowledge good works of others.
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17 Jan Winter Wonderland

Happy New Year! Winter has arrived and like everyone in the Northwest it hasn't been too kind.  The past two months has been filled with freezing nights and temperatures during the day at an average of 12-15 degrees. We also have been hit with quite a bit of snow as you can see from the photo above.
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01 Sep The 2016 Broetje Orchard CR Report is Here!

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.
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26 Aug Visiting the Orchard

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. 
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23 Aug Apple Harvest is Here!

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.
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22 Aug First Fruits in Texas

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...

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14 Jul Visiting Farmers

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...

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