Joe Turkovich

California Prune Grower | Winters, California

“I grow California Prunes because I really enjoy seeing something productive come from years of work. It feels good. You get pumped up.”

Joe - plum prune grower

Joe Turkovich is a Sacramento Valley fruit and nut farmer in Winters, CA, growing prunes, walnuts, and olives. He has a B.S. in Ag Business Management from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo. He recently served as Chairman of the California Prune Board and serves on its Executive Committee as well as the Prune Marketing Committee. He is a long-standing member of the board of Sunsweet Growers, Inc., a farmer-owned prune cooperative.