kiyokawaLocated in beautiful Hood River Valley, the fourth generation Kiyokawa Family Orchards grows over 90 varieties of apples, pears, cherries, peaches, Asian pears and berries. Their attentive care and treatment of crops can be found in their water, pest and weed management. Kiyokawa Family Orchards is converting over to a comprehensive irrigation Water Management plan, which include the design and installation of micro-irrigation systems to replace less water conserving methods such as hand lines and solid-set sprinklers. Furthermore, the Orchards utilize a combination of  cultural, biological and conventional pest control methods, which include scouting, mating disrupters, pheromone traps, predator insects and raptors. Lastly, their weed control includes tillage, mulch, mowing, biological competition methods, chemical and manual removal. With this robust process of maintaining healthy crops at Kiyokawa Family Orchards, you are sure to enjoy the fruits of their labor.