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Chelan Fruit Day

January 15 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm


Join us January 15, 2018 for an opportunity to learn about WA38 horticultural and marketing, wooly apple aphid, fire blight, stink bugs, weed identification, spray efficacy, and spotted wing drosophila.

Co-sponsored by: WSU Extension and Chelan High School FFA

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8:30 – 9:00       Registration, Announcements, FFA Introduction

9:00 – 9:30       Fire Blight: Preventing Infection, Managing Fire Blight in Season in Young Trees* Tianna DuPont, WSU Extension.

9:30 – 9:55       WA38 updates Kevin Brandt, Kathryn Grandy, PVM. Marketing plans, grade standard, grafting and planting info.

10:00 – 10:20  Coffee Break

10:20-10:50     WA38 Horticulture Update Stefano Musacchi, WSU Horticulture

10:50-11:15     WA 38 Questions and Answers

11:15 -11:45    Wooly Apple Aphid* Robert Orpet, WSU Entomology, TFREC

Noon-1pm       Lunch – Support Chelan FFA – Join us for Lunch!

1:00-1:30          Native Stink Bug Management* Adrian Marshall, Elizabeth Beers WSU Entomology

1:30-2:00          Identifying Common Weeds in WA* Lynn Sosnoskie, WSU Weed Science

2:00-2:30          Reducing Spray Drift and Improving Spray Efficacy* Gwen Hoheisel, WSU Extension

2:30-3:00          Spotted Wing Drosophila Management Recommendations* Molly Darr, Elizabeth Beers, WSU Entomology

3:00                    Pesticide Credits and Closing

 Agendas are draft and time are subject to change.

2 to 3 pesticide education credits will be awarded for program attendance based on WSDA approval.

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

If you are interested in joining our trade show contact: Breanne Hanson 509-860-1950. Proceeds benefit the Future Farmers of America Scholarship.


January 15
8:00 am - 5:00 pm


WSU Extension – Tianna DuPont
(509) 663-8181 x211


Chelan High School
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