31548 Peterson Road
McFarland, California 93250
Justin Jackson is the General Manager of Casa Cristal Nursery. He oversees all operations of the nursery and provides support to the grower’s relations and production team. Justin was born and raised in the Sacramento Valley, where his family has farmed for generations. He received both his BS and MS in Agricultural Economics from UC Davis and has been leading the team at Casa Cristal since 2007.
Ramzi holds a BS in production agriculture and an MS in Ag Engineering. He has worked in production agriculture for 44 years, both in the US and internationally, and was primarily focused on table grape production for more than half of that time. He joined the team in 2013, bringing his extensive experience and knowledge to our growers. He is based out of Fresno, servicing table, wine, and raisin accounts in the Central & Southern San Joaquin Valley, Coachella Valley, and Mexico.
John holds a BS in Plant Science with an emphasis in Viticulture from Fresno State University. He was a field rep for a major national winery for twenty years before joining our team in 2010. He brought a wealth of knowledge from the grower’s perspective, as well as a deep commitment to service. He services wine accounts throughout California and always goes above and beyond to ensure that our growers’ needs are met. He values the many friendships he has made along the way.
Rebecca earned a degree in environmental horticulture science at Cal Poly SLO. Prior to joining the team, she specialized in greenhouse operations management. Her expertise with non-grapevine crops brought a fresh set of eyes and different outlook to the nursery, and she was instrumental in helping us develop an innovative plant health and nutrition program that has improved both productivity and product.
Kristi graduated from Cal Poly SLO with a degree in Ag Systems Management and a minor in Crop Science. She worked in the table grape industry as a PCA for more than 10 years before joining the team. In addition to providing support to the production team, she also oversees our compliance, quality assurance, and all pest management aspects of the nursery.
Eliana has been a valued member of the team for over a decade. She provides essential support to the grower relations managers, coordinating and managing all administrative aspects of sales. She also manages our plant order database, which tracks your orders from onset through completion.