2014-Mar.27 JD Farming PR Final 3.15 (1)

FO
R IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
CONTACT:
Juanita Gaglio, AgroThermal Systems
(562) 881
-­‐
1611 juanita@agrothermalsystems.com
JD Farming
Inc.
Selected as
AgroT
hermal S
ystems
Treatment Service
Jason Domingos, specialist in
Vineyard management
, will
provide
heat treatment
application
s
from Salinas to Solvang.
Dateline:
March 27
, 2014
Walnut Creek, CA

Today
Marty Fischer
, CEO
-
AgroT
hermal
Systems,
announced
the selection of
Jason Domingos
and JD Farming
Inc.
to the Company’s
growing list of certified application services
. Domingos
is
no stranger to agriculture
, having
been
raised
in
a family of
Salinas Valley
row crop growers
.
He
r
epresents
AgroT
hermal with a strong
ba
ckground in vineyard management and
is a graduate
of Cal Poly where he majored in Ag
-
Business
.
During the past ten y
ears Jason founded and managed
JD
farming, a
vineyard
management company working with growers in Paso Robles.
Adding the capability to pioneer
the
AgroThermal heat treatment
process
to his list of
vineyard
services p
rovides a welcome
growth opportunity.
Jason
will play
an integral role for
AgroT
he
rmal
working as a certified applicator for
the
company’s
patented technology.
He will be responsible for applying Thermal Plant Treatment
(TPT) in the vineyards and
for
the
sale or
leasing of
AgroThermal
machines.
Jason and the
AgroThermal team have
alre
ady
begun to sign up growers from Soledad South to Solvang
, where
Jason will be working. “I am looking forward to this exciting opportunity,” Domingos
commented, “
Th
e results
the company
has
seen with TPT treated
grapes,
increased fruit set,
pest
control
and better quality wine
is what attracted me t
o work with this new technology
.”
Grower
trials
conducted during the 2012 and 2013 seasons
have
shown
that grapes
treated with TPT result in consistently greater
fruit set and
improve the
taste and quality o
f
wine
.
The company is now proceeding to offer treatment to the broader industry through application
services like JD Farming
Inc.
as a way for wine grape growers to trial the technology.
Agr
oThermal has a similar existing relationship with North Coast Vin
eyard Services of Santa
Rosa that
provides application services to growers in the Napa, Sonoma and
Mendocino region
.
Mar
ty Fischer is enthusiastic about the growth of the company and looks forward to
w
orking closely with more vineyards
in Jason’s region. “Jason brings both hands
-
on vineyard
exp
erience and knowledge of growers and the local challenges they face in this area
. His
vineyard management experience wil
l
be a big asset to
AgroThermal as we expand our service
capability to thi
s important wine growing region of California
,” states Fischer.

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