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North Central Washington Tree Fruit Days Jan 18-20, Feb 9, 2022: Save the Date

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Join us for North Central Washington Tree Fruit Days Jan 18-20 and Feb 9 designed to provide research based information on key horticulture and pest management topics impacting your profitability in the short and long term. This year Apple, Pear and Stone Fruit Day events will be hosted in-person in Wenatchee, WA Jan 18-20, 2022 with a hybrid virtual webinar option. The Okanogan Horticultural Association Annual meeting will be February 9, 2022 in Omak, WA. A half day Spanish session will be available January 19, 2022 in Wenatchee. Co-sponsored by WSU Extension, Northwest Cherry Growers, Pear Bureau Northwest, NCW Fieldmen’s Association, and the Okanogan Horticultural Association. 2-3 pesticide update credits will be available per day pending WSDA/ODA approval. Visit treefruit.wsu.edu/events for more information.

 

NCW Apple Day

January 18, 2022 @ 9am-4:00 pm

Wenatchee Convention Center

2-3 WSDA and ODA pesticide update credits pending approval.

Hybrid In-person and Virtual event. No fee to attend.

Co-sponsored by WSU Extension and NCW Fieldmen’s Association.

Session 1: Codling Moth and Mites

  • Preventing and Trouble Shooting Codling Moth Problems
  • Insights from the Codling Moth Survey – Where are We?
  • Adding Alternative Controls to your Codling Moth Toolbox – SIR, Nematodes, and Netting
  • Mite Management: New Information on Pesticide Non-Target Effects

Session 2: Healthy Roots for High Quality Crops

  • Potential to Use Soil Health Assessments to Avoid Replant and Vigor Issues in New Plantings
  • Root Health, Fertility, Water, and Cropload Effects on Bitter Pit

Session 3: Managing Heat Stress

  • Outlook on Climate and Washington Tree Fruit Production
  • BMPs for Mitigating Heat Stress and Sunburn
  • Designing an Effective Cooling System
  • Managing Heat Stress: Lessons Learned at 118

Session 4: Technology and Engineering

  • Trellis Engineering
  • Hedging and Mechanical Leaf Removal for Quality and Profits

NCW Stone Fruit Day

January 19, 2022 @ 9am-3:30 pm

Wenatchee Convention Center

2-3 WSDA and ODA pesticide update credits pending approval.

Hybrid In-person and Virtual event. No fee to attend. Co-sponsored by WSU Extension and NW Cherry Growers.

Session 1: Insect management

  • X-disease and Little Cherry Disease
  • Updates on Spotted Wing Drosophila Research and Management

Session 2: Disease management

  • Bacterial Canker
  • Cherry Powdery Mildew

Session 3: Horticulture

  • Cherry Horticulture Updates
  • Evaluating Block Profitability

Manejo de Frutales

January 19, 2022 @ 1-4 pm

Wenatchee Convention Center

2-3 WSDA and ODA pesticide update credits pending approval.

 

  • Flexibilidad con Programas de Fuego Bacteriano / Flexibility with Fire Blight Programs
  • Prácticas seguras en el uso de pesticidas / Safe Pesticide Application
  • Manejo Integral de Plagas/ Integrated Pest Management
  • Cereza Pequeña y Fitoplasma X / X-disease and Little Cherry disease

NCW Pear Day

January 20, 2022 @ 9am-3:30 pm

Wenatchee Convention Center

2-3 WSDA and ODA pesticide update credits pending approval.

Hybrid In-person and Virtual event. Co-sponsored by WSU Extension and Pear Bureau Northwest.

Session 1: Pest and Disease Management

  • Best Management Practices to Prevent Post Harvest Rots in the Orchard
  • Trechnites Wasps for Biological Control in Pear

Session 2: Pear Psylla Management

  • Season Long IPM Management for Pear Psylla

Session 3: Production, Quality and Profits

  • Evaluating New Pear Rootstocks
  • Increasing Pear Production in New and Existing Blocks
  • Irrigation Technology for Small Blocks Panel
  • High Density Pears Virtual Tour

 

Okanogan Horticultural Assoc. Annual Meeting

February 9, 2022 @ 9:00-2:30 pm

Okanogan County Agriplex (County Fair Grounds)

2‐3 WSDA pesticide update credits pending approval.

In‐person event. $10 fee. Co‐sponsored by Okanogan County Horticultural Association.

Topics

  • Apple Maggot Fly Discovered in Hawthorns in the Okanogan Valley
  • Update on Apple Maggot Survey, What a Potential Quarantine Expansion Would Mean for Growers
  • Pear Psylla Management
  • Site Preparation for a Successful New Planting
  • Vigor Management in WA38
  • and More!

Contact

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

Washington State University