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2019 WSU Cherry Fruit School: From Bud To Bucket

 

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Tuesday, March 12 – Day 1 Agenda

Session 1
8:30 am – 8:35 am Setting the Stage – Overview
Gwen Hoheisel
8:35 am – 9:00 am Global & PNW Trends in Cherry Production
BJ Thurlby
9:00 am – 9:35 am Economics of Early, Mid, and Late Season Cherries
Clark Seavert Spreadsheet
9:35 am – 10:00 am Grower’s Perspective: Early, Mid, Late Season
Maxwell Vincent, Suzanne Bishop, Tim Dahle, Tom Kunkel, and Travis Schoenwald
Break
Session 2
10:20 am – 10:25 am Orchard Systems and Physiology – Welcome
Matthew Whiting
10:25 am – 10:50 am Cultivars: What are we Looking for in the next cherry?
Per McCord
10:50 am – 11:15 am What are we looking for in the next rootstock?
Lynn Long
11:15 am – 11:55 am Physiology for Optimizing Sweet Cherry Production
Greg Lang
Trade Show
Lunch
1:00 pm – 1:25 pm Current Orchard Systems
Lynn Long
1:25 pm – 1:50 pm Future Orchard Systems
Matthew Whiting
1:50 pm – 2:20 pm Growers Perspective: Early, Mid, Late Season
Maxwell Vincent, Suzanne Bishop, Tim Dahle, Tom Kunkel, and Travis Schoenwald
Session 3
2:20 pm – 2:25 pm Soil, Nutrition & Irrigation – Welcome
Bernardita Sallato
2:25 pm – 2:45 pm Nutrient Uptake/Distribution: Effects on Quality
Lee Kalcsits
2:45 pm – 3:15 pm Plant Nutrition & Irrigation
Denise Nielsen
Break
3:35 pm – 4:05 pm Nutrient Diagnostics & Case Studies in the PNW
Bernardita Sallato
4:05 pm – 4:35 pm Bearing Cherry Tree Fertility
Dan Griffith

Wednesday, March 13 – Day 2 Agenda

Session 3
8:30 am – 8:35 am Soil, Nutrition & Irrigation – Welcome
Bernardita Sallato
8:35 am – 9:05 am Soil Quality & Mulching Effects on Soils
Ashley Thompson
9:05 am – 9:45 am Grower’s Perspective: Early, Mid, Late Season
Maxwell Vincent, Suzanne Bishop, Tim Dahle, Tom Kunkel, and Travis Schoenwald
Session 4
9:45 am – 9:50 am Growing Cherries – Welcome
Ashely Thompson
9:50 am – 10:10 am Pollination, Tube Growth, Fruit Set
Ashely Thompson
Break
10:30 am – 11:00 am Understanding Bees for Increased Pollination
Tim Lawrence
11:00 am – 11:30 am PGRs to Improve Fruit Quality
Byron Philips
11:30 pm – 12:15 pm Plastic Covers in Cherry
Marlene Ayala
Trade Show
Lunch
1:15 pm – 1:45 pm Crop Load Management
Matthew Whiting
1:45 pm – 2:15 pm Growers Perspective: Early, Mid, Late Season
Maxwell Vincent, Suzanne Bishop, Tim Dahle, Tom Kunkel, and Travis Schoenwald
Break
Session 5
2:30 pm – 2:35 pm Harvest – Welcome
Karen Lewis
2:35 pm – 2:55 pm Harvest Strategies
Matthew Whiting
2:55 pm – 3:25 pm How to Maintain Fruit Quality at Harvest
Peter Toivonen
3:25 pm – 4:10 pm Growers Perspective: Early, Mid, Late Season
Maxwell Vincent, Suzanne Bishop, Tim Dahle, Tom Kunkel, and Travis Schoenwald
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