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NCW Tree Fruit Days January 20, 27-29 in Wenatchee and Chelan, and February 11 in Omak

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Join us for WSU Tree Fruit Extension Programs in North Central Washington on January 20, 27, 28, 29, February 11, 2020. Co-sponsored by Northwest Cherry Growers, Pear Bureau Northwest, NCW Fieldmen’s Association, Chelan Future Farmers of America 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. Pesticide update credits will be awarded for program attendance: 2-3 credits per session dependent on WSDA approval. Pre-registration is not necessary for event attendance.

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Networking lunch. Pre-registration required for lunch. Networking lunch provides an opportunity to learn and network with your peers and visiting speakers. Register for lunch at https://treefruitdays_networkinglunch.eventbrite.com


74thLake Chelan Horticultural Day

Monday January 20, 2019 @ 9:00 am to 3:00 pm

Chelan High School

Co-sponsored by WSU Extension and Chelan Future Farmers of America

Topics include: How to Establish a Successful Planting; Cosmic Crisp® Release; Strategies to Minimize Bitter Pit; Changing Chilling Conditions for Tree Fruit; Setting up Your Orchard for Consistent Quality and Packout: Refining ad Planning Your Thinning Strategy; Achieving Successful Cherry Powdery Mildew Control in the Face of Resistance; Five Most Important Things to Prep Your Sprayer This Winter; Beating the Psylla Battle; Fire Blight Management – Reminders and New Research.

Agenda at http://treefruit.wsu.edu/event/chelan-hort-day/


North Central Washington Apple Day

Monday January 27, 2020 @ 8:45 am to 3:30 pm

Wenatchee Convention Center

Co-Sponsored by WSU Extension and NCW Fieldmen’s Association

Topics include: Strategies to Minimize Bitter Pit; Extending Post Harvest Storability; Cropload Management; Bringing Economics to the Table; WSU Pesticide Spray Evaluator: A New Tool to Optimize Codling Moth Spray Timings; Mass Trapping for Codling Moth Control; Sterile Insect Release for Codling Moth Control; Entomopathogenic Nematodes.

Agenda at http://treefruit.wsu.edu/event/ncw-apple-day-2/


Manejo de Frutales

Monday January 27, 2020 @ 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

Wenatchee Convention Center

Co-Sponsored by WSU Extension and NCW Fieldmen’s Association

Topics include: Identificación y eliminación de la nueva enfermedad de la cereza: Little Cherry and X Disease (Identification and elimination of the new cherry disease: Little Cherry Disease and X Disease); Prácticas seguras de uso de pesticidas (Safe Pesticide Application Practices); Manejo de Fuego Bacteriana (Fire Blight); Entrenamiento Para el Uso de Paraquat (Paraquat Herbicide Training); Prevención de Podredumbre Gris (Grey Mold Prevention).

Agenda at http://treefruit.wsu.edu/event/manejo-de-frutales/


North Central Washington Pear Day

Tuesday January 28, 2020 @ 8:45 am to 3:30 pm

Wenatchee Convention Center

Co-sponsored by WSU Extension and Pear Bureau Northwest

Topics include: Irrigation for Fruit Quality; How Can we Make Mature Canopies More Efficient? Moving to More Modern Systems; Marketing and Promotion Updates; Pesticide and Water Quality; Native Psyllids in WA and OR – How Might They Impact Pear Psylla? Adding Natural Enemies to the IPM Toolbox; Singing Psyllids.

Agenda at http://treefruit.wsu.edu/event/ncw-pear-day-2020/


North Central Washington Stone Fruit Day

Wednesday January 29, 2020 @ 8:45 am to 3:30 pm

Wenatchee Convention Center

Co-Sponsored by WSU Extension and NW Cherry Growers

Topics include: Cherry Markey; Blue Orchard Bees for Improving Pollination; New Rootstocks and Varieties; Horticultural Updates; Western X and Little Cherry Virus Symptoms, Vectors, and Management; Dangers of Dagger ad Root Lesion Nematodes in WA; Cherry Powdery Mildew Management and Fungicide Resistance.

Agenda at http://treefruit.wsu.edu/event/ncw-stone-fruit-day/


Okanogan Horticultural Society Meeting

Tuesday February 11, 2020

Agriplex, Omak, WA

Co-Sponsored by Okanogan Horticultural Society

Topics include: Successful Codling Moth Management: Don’t Forget the Basics; Hitting the Target: Using the New WSU Spray Evaluator to Optimize Spray Timings; Adding SIR to the Codling Moth Toolbox; Mass Trapping to Massively Reduce Your Codling Moth Problem – Does it Work?; Thinking Forward – Marketing Trends, Looking at the Dollars, Tips to Stay Relevant and Continue Farming in the Current Market; Cosmic Crisp® Release; X Disease and Little Cherry Virus: A Looming Threat – Be Ready; Psylla Management; Afternoon Spanish Session: Identificación y eliminación de la nueva enfermedad de la cereza: Little Cherry and X Disease (Identification and elimination of the new cherry disease: Little Cherry Disease and X Disease); Prácticas seguras de uso de pesticidas (Safe Pesticide Application Practices); Actualización de los requisitos para usar Paraquat, licencias de pesticidas y nueva página de Internet de WSDA. (New requirement for Paraquat users, Licensing and WSDA website updates).

Agenda at http://treefruit.wsu.edu/event/okanogan-horticultural-meeting/


Contact

Tianna Dupont
Extension Specialist, Tree Fruit
WSU Tree Fruit Research and Extension Center
tianna.dupont@wsu.edu
509-293-8758


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