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Fire Blight Workshops and Webinars

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Join us for the latest fire blight information from a national research project involving MI, NC, NY, CA, OR and WA funded by the Specialty Crop Research Initiative.

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Fire Blight Webinar Series

Models for prediction: Cougar Blight, Maryblyt, NEWA

December 12, 2022 @ 4pm (PST) / 7 pm (EST)

Biopesticides for Fire Blight Management

March 15, 2023 @ 4pm (PST) / 7 pm (EST)

Fire Blight Pruning & Sanitation

June 13, 2023 @ 4pm (PST) / 7 pm (EST)

Using Weather & Environmental Conditions to Optimize Biologicals and Biopesticides for Bloom Protection

October 18, 2023 @ 4pm (PST) / 7 pm (EST)

For more information and registration https://events.anr.msu.edu/Fireblight_SCRI_Webinar_Series/ or contact Nikki Rothwell rothwel3@msu.edu or (231) 946-1510. 1 pesticide update credit per session with agency approval.

Fire Blight Fruit School: New Research from our National Team

February 23, 2023 @ 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM (PST)

WENATCHEE, WA + Online

March 1, 2023 @ 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM (EST)

TRAVERSE CITY, MI + Online

Topics

  • Introduction to the Pathogen
  • Bloom Infection Prevention with Antibiotics: The Basics
  • Antibiotic Resistance
  • Biopesticide Efficacy
  • Using Prohexodine Calcium and Actigard for Shoot Blight Management
  • Managing Fire Blight Infections: Pruning, Sanitation
  • Using Systemic Acquired Resistance Products Therapeutics During Removal

Credits (with agency approval)

February 23, 2023 (WA): 3 pesticide update credits WA, OR, CA.

March 1, 2023 (MI): 3 pesticide update credits MI, NY

More Information and Registration

February 23, 2023 (WA): http://treefruit.wsu.edu/event/fire-blight-workshop/

March 1, 2023 (MI): https://events.anr.msu.edu/Fireblight_SCRI/

Contacts

Nikki Rothwell rothwel3@msu.edu or (231) 946-1510

Tianna DuPont tianna.dupont@wsu.edu (509) 293-8758

Washington State University