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Pre-Cherry Institute Orchard Systems Tour
January 11, 2018 @ 1:00 am - 4:00 pmFree
There will be a Cherry Orchards Systems Tour preceding the 75th Annual Cherry Institute.
Stop 1: 1:00 pm
1721 Cottonwood Road, Pasco
4th leaf ‘Rainier’/’Gisela6’ and ‘Benton’/’Gisela6’
Y-trellised fruiting walls (Tatura, quad-V, double-V)
Highland Drive, Benton City (east side, just north of Ki-Be High School)
2nd leaf ‘Coral Champagne’/’Gisela6’ and ‘Benton’/’Gisela6’
Y-trellised fruiting walls
At these orchards, we will discuss pruning and training to fruiting walls systems, trellis systems for shade and rain covers, use of platforms, mechanical pruning, pollinizer density and distribution, and other issues related to establishing and maintaining cherries to a fruiting wall system.
Contact Matt Whiting with questions: (509) 781-1580 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Directions to First Stop:
From I-82, take exit to Road 68 North; Stay right on Taylor Flats Rd., Turn left n Sagemoor Rd., Turn right on Cottonwood Drive; Entrae is on the leftt – Look for signs.