Apple Leaf

Contact information
Farm Address:
3336 Podunk Road

Trumansburg , New York , 80524

Primary Contact: Mike Biltonen
Secondary Contact:

Primary Phone:
    Number: 845-674-5124

Secondary Phone





Internship information
General Farm Description: "Apple Leaf is New York's leading Integrated Pest Management (IPM) and horticultural services consultancy. We work with a wide range of fruit and vegetable growers throughout the northeast, though primarily in New York's Hudson Valley. Integrity and objectiveness of our data are at the core of our business. We are a private firm with no affiliation or ties to agriculture product-based companies. Our goal is to provide our clients with unbiased, real-time information to aid in their ability to manage pests and commodities. "

CRAFT Member Farm? No

Internship Starts: 4/15/2016
Internship Ends: 9/15/2016
Number of Internship Available: 5
Application Deadline: 3/30/2016
Minimum Length of Stay:

Internship Details:

“Apple Leaf is seeking to fill a number of seasonal full and part-time positions within the company, including summer orchard scouts, fruit technicians, and field assistants, for the 2016 growing season (starts mid-April). Principal responsibilities include: scout apple orchards for common pests, report observations, assist in making recommendations, as well as other horticultural duties from time to time. Apple Leaf operates principally in New York?s Hudson valley, but they are also expanding to the western New York apple growing regions as well. They also develop and implement advanced orchard management programs for select growers. There are opportunities in addition to those listed above for aspiring, energetic farmers, scientists, and researchers. Successful applicants are required to have reliable transportation, a working laptop, cell phone, and access to internet. For more information, please email a resume and letter of interest to Please visit for more information about the company. “

Educational Opportunities: "All successful applicants will have the opportunity to learn the technical and practical aspects of Integrated Pest Management (IPM) on the job. They will interact with growers, researchers, and extension agents from in the region as they develop a deep knowledge and understanding of New York's farm and orchard industries. "

Skills Desired: "No experience is required and applicants with all levels of experience are encouraged to apply. However, applicants should have a basic knowledge of and passion for local, sustainable agriculture. "

Meals: none

Stipend: Wage and benefits commensurate with experience.

Housing: "none provided, though employer may be able to assist in securing adequate housing. "

Preferred method of Contact: email