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Join WSU Extension for 2017 Winter Tree Fruit Programing in North Central Washington

Tree fruit producers and industry professionals are invited to five WSU Tree Fruit Extension Programs in North Central Washington on January 16, 17, 18, 19 and February 7. Co-sponsored by the Washington State Fruit Commission, Pear Bureau Northwest, NCW Fieldmen’s Association and the Okanogan Horticultural Association, these events provide the latest research based information on horticulture, pest and disease management. We hope you will join us to network and learn this winter. For agendas and additional information visit treefruit.wsu.edu/events .

 

Chelan Horticultural Meeting

January 16, 2016

9:00 am to 3:30 pm, 8:30 am registration

Chelan High School

Co-sponsored by WSU Extension and Chelan High School

Topics include: Tips for Successful Grafting; Dollars Talk: Economic Considerations for Orchard Renewal; A Soil Quality Survey of Central Washington; Brown Marmorated Stink Bug; Best Practices for Weed Management; Psylla and Mite IPM; Sunburn Control and more .

 

North Central Washington Stone Fruit Day

January 17, 2017

8:45 am to 4:00 pm, 8:15 am registration

Wenatchee Convention Center

Co-Sponsored by WSU Extension and  the Washington State Fruit Commission

Topics include: Detecting and Managing Little Cherry Disease; Cherry Powdery Mildew; Cherry Horticultural Update; and more.

 

North Central Washington

Pear Day

January 18, 2017

Wenatchee Convention Center

Co-sponsored by WSU Extension and Pear Bureau Northwest

Topics Include: Integrated Management of Pear Psylla and Mites; Fire Blight Management; Irrigation Water Sensors that Work; and more.

 

North Central Washington

Apple Day

January 19, 2017

Wenatchee Convention Center

Co-sponsored by WSU Extension and North Central Fieldmen’s Association

Topics include: Mechanization in Apples; Choosing the Right Geneva Rootstock; Sunburn Management; Brown Marmorated Stink Bug; Fire Blight; Managing Post Harvest Diseases of Apples in the Field; Coddling Moth: Trap Counts, Timing and What it Means.

 

Manejo de Frutales

January 19, 2017

Wenatchee Convention Center

Co-sponsored by WSU Extension and North Central Fieldmen’s Association

Spanish language session. Topics include fire blight, post harvest disease, pruning, and irrigation.

 

Okanogan Horticultural

Association Meeting

February 7, 2017

Okanogan County Agriplex, Omak

Co-Sponsored by WSU Extension and Okanogan County Horticultural Association

Topics include: Matching your Rootstock to your Site and your System; Choosing a Training and Pruning System for Medium to High Density Plantings; Sunburn Management; Coddling Moth; Minor Pests; Managing Post Harvest Disease in the Field; Retain & Harvista.

 

Pesticide update credits will be awarded for program attendance.

Extension programs and employment are available without discrimination. Evidence of noncompliance may be reported through your local extension office.

 

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