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Chelan Fruit Day
January 15 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pmFree
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 509-860-1950. Proceeds benefit the Future Farmers of America Scholarship.