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Growers

Listed below are Pacific Coast Producers’ Growers.  Click a link to learn more!

  • Anthony Laney

    California Cling Peach Grower and Board Member, Anthony Laney

    Although Anthony Laney started farming his 52-acre orchard of Cling Peaches in 2003, this fourth-generation farmer has had agriculture running through his veins his whole life! With both his father’s and his mother’s sides of the family involved in agriculture dating back to the early 1900’s, Laney […]

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  • Bruce Rominger

    Bruce J. Rominger and his brother Rick Rominger own Rominger Brothers Farms in Winters, California. Their family emigrated to California from Germany in the 1850’s and began farming in Yolo County in 1870. Prior to his career in agriculture Bruce received his Bachelor of Science degree in Plant Science from UC Davis in 1980. He […]

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  • Bullseye Farms

    Bullseye Farms is a second-generation family farm located in Northern California. It is a father-son partnership that has grown to specialize in growing processing tomatoes, almonds, walnuts, sunflowers and any other cover, seed and rotational crops.

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  • Button and Turkovich

    The Button and Turkovich Ranch located in Winters, California, was established by the Button family in the 1850’s. The ranch is currently run by Tony Turkovich and his son, Michael Turkovich. They grow various organic and conventional fruits and vegetables including tomatoes, prunes, walnuts, wine grapes, oranges, seed crops and herbs. Tony’s other son Christopher, […]

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  • Chris Frieders

    Chris, a fifth-generation farmer, grew up on a pear ranch and knew at a young age that he wanted to pursue the family lifestyle as a farmer. “For me, farming isn’t work,” Chris says, “It’s my life.”

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  • Colin C. Muller

    Colin C. Muller is a third generation farmer. His grandfather emigrated from Switzerland in 1947 who started as a lumberjack and milked cows until he opened his own dairy farm in the 1950’s. In 1967, Colin’s grandfather moved to Woodland and started farming on 400 acres of row crops. Colin was attracted […]

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  • Dougherty Family

    The Dougherty family has been involved in agriculture in the Sutter Basin, near Robbins, since the before the Great Depression.

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  • Filter Farms

    Learn about how the Filter family came from Germany in the 1800’s and became California farmers.

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  • Frank Muller

    Today in its 49th year of production, the farm employs over 100 people, and Frank focuses mainly on the business aspects of the operation.

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  • Gene Robben

    Gene Robben is a grower and a rancher through and through. Robben has owned and operated Robben Ranch since 1972.

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  • Hemly Family

    The family-owned farm, Greene and Hemly, is a fully integrated operation that grows, packs, and markets its pears and apples.

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  • Holdener Farms

    Holdener Farms, Inc. was established in 1975 by Bill Holdener who began farming in 1953. Bill started farming while working for others and gradually was able to go out on his own and later form his corporation.

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  • Joe Rubino

    Joe Rubino loves California apricots: a true heirloom fruit.  A third-generation apricot grower, he comes from a long line of Rubinos, committed to safeguarding this flavorful, delicate, specialty crop.

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  • Johl Family

    Learn about the Johl family – generations of Peach Growers in California’s Sutter County!

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  • Julie Filter-Correll

    Julie Filter-Correll is from Yuba City, CA and has grown up in a farming family.

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  • Justin Micheli

    The Micheli family business got its start many years ago, dating back to the 1900’s when his great-uncle, Dan Pasquini, purchased the first piece of land of the Micheli farms.

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  • Karm Bains

    Karm Bains is a fourth-generation California cling peach farmer who grows peaches, prunes, walnuts and almonds in Sutter and Butte
counties.

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  • Maurice DiBuduo

    Some might say second-generation grower, Maurice “Mo” DiBuduo, was destined to become a fresh and cannery grape farmer.

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  • Payne Brothers Ranch

    Payne Bros. Ranches, located in Knights Landing, California, is operated by brothers William Payne and Robert Payne. Payne Bros. Ranches specializes in alfalfa, almonds, cucumbers, garbanzos, pistachios, hybrid sunflower seed, tomatoes and walnuts. Robert (Bob) attended U.C. Davis and graduated with a B.S. in Agricultural and Managerial Economics, and William (Bill) received a B.A. in […]

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  • Rajeev Davit

    Rajeev Davit has been a PCP grower for over 20 years. His ranch is located in Yuba County, where he grows Peaches among other fruits and nuts.

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  • Rodney Stackhouse

    Rodney knew at a young age that he wanted to be a California grower.

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  • Scott Long

    This summer, when California Cling Peach grower Scott Long harvests his crop, he will be continuing a nearly 100-year old tradition spanning four generations. 

    In 1904, Scott Long’s great-grandfather, Frederick Moffet, in partnership with business associate E.S. Welch, established Superior Fruit Ranch in Ceres, California.  Instrumental to early water development, Moffet was a member of the […]

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  • Shindi Thiara

    In 1964, Shindi Thaiara’s father and two uncles bought their first 20 acre peach ranch on Sawtelle Avenue in Yuba City after working in labor camps for 4 years. Growing up with his whole family in farming, Shindi was influenced to participate in the family business. Once the ranch had expanded to Tulare & Merced […]

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Did You Know?

Canned fruits and tomatoes are packed within just a few hours of being harvested at the peak of ripeness.