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January 28, 2015


Congratulations Ray Schmitten for being honored with the Washington State Horticultural Association’s 2014 Silver Pear Award! Read Good Fruit Grower article featuring Ray HERE.

January 21, 2015

Chamberlin will be showcasing Tow and Blow Portable Wind machines at the World Ag Expo in Tulare, CA, February 10-12. Come by our outdoor exhibit (D28) to see the machines in action and talk with our staff.


January 12, 2015

Please join us for our annual Chamberlin growers meetings to hear about the latest industry trends, research and products. Meetings will be followed by lunch and networking. 


Hood River Grower Meeting
Tuesday, January 13   

8:00 am - 12:15 pm 

Hood River Inn Gorge Room


Wenatchee Grower Meeting

Tuesday, February 3 

7:30 am - noon

Wenatchee Convention Center


The Dalles Grower Meeting

Wednesday, February 4

8:00 am - 12:15 pm

The Columbia River Gorge Discovery Center

January 10, 2015

The question is not will my data be safe tomorrow, rather it’s is it safe today? When considering “the cloud”, sharing and reporting information and using electronic data systems for farming operations this is where the conversation begins.


If you Google “Information Security” you’ll find political, social, technological and ideological discussions opinions and solutions; but what does Information Security really mean to Agriculture? In my world, it means accessibility only to approved stakeholders at the time, place and in the manner of my choosing. 


It means being independent and not relying on a third-party to access, retain or share my information as I wish. 


Information Security means that, regardless of my technical aptitude (or ineptness), I am in control of my information and I can empower others to leverage it to my benefit without the risk of losing control or being taken advantage of.


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