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Plan for Multiple Fire Blight Conditions, Be Agile

The last few years have built up fire blight inoculum in our orchards. Consider designing a toolbox of plans you can choose from depending on…

Prebloom Management of Pear Psylla with Particle Film

The prebloom timeframe in pears is very important for controlling pear psylla. From February to April, winterform psylla adults move back into pear orchards from…

Chemical Thinning Options for Bartlett Pears

In the face of relentlessly increasing labor costs and frequently disappointing returns, many pear growers are looking for ways to reduce their input costs and…

Tree Fruit Extension Response to COVID-19

We are here. Even though our county offices and Research and Extension Centers are closed to the public and most office work is being done…

ISHS Orchard Systems 2020 Symposium & IFTA 2020 Summer Study Tour

Due to the uncertainties surrounding COVID-19, the ISHS XII International Symposium on Integrating Canopy, Rootstock and Environmental Physiology in Orchard Systems scheduled for July 2020 in Wenatchee…

Differences Between State and Federal Worker Protection Standard Requirements

Washington State Dept. of Labor & Industries has more restrictive requirements for worker safety than the federal Agricultural Worker Protection Standard.  WSDA developed this fact…

Apple Decline

Apple decline, an emerging problem for apple production in both the U.S. and Canada, is characterized by the rapid dieback of young trees. Many potential…

Recursos COVID-19 para la industria de productos agrícolas de Washington

Entendemos que la industria de productos agrícolas de Washington se enfrenta a muchos desafíos a la luz del brote de COVID-19. Hemos recopilado información del…

COVID-19 Resources for the WA Produce Industry

We understand the Washington produce industry is facing many challenges in light of the COVID-19 outbreak. We have collected some information from the WSDA, FDA,…

Many Tree Fruit Events Canceled due to COVID-19

Out of an abundance of caution against transmission of the COVID-19 virus, many events have been canceled. All previously scheduled events that are now canceled will…
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