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Chelan Horticulture Day 2019
January 21 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pmFree
Join us January 21, 2019 for an opportunity to learn and network.
Co-sponsored by: WSU Extension and Chelan High School FFA
8:30 – 9:00 Registration, Announcements, FFA Introduction
9:00 – 9:30 Managing Little Cherry Virus* – Hannah Walters, Stemilt
9:30 – 9:55 Cherry Varieties – Summerland – Nick Ibuki, Summerland Varieties Corp
10:00 – 10:20 Coffee Break
10:20-10:50 Blue Orchard Bees for Improving Pollination* Natalie Boyle, USDA ARS
10:50-11:15 Assembling the Pear IPM Toolbox* Louis Nottingham, Chris Strohm, WSU Extension TFREC
11:15 -11:45 Using Native Covers to Attract Beneficial Predators and Pollinators* – David James, WSU Prosser
Noon-1pm Lunch – Support Chelan FFA – Join us for Lunch!
1:00-1:30 Getting Produce Safety Rule Ready for 2019 – Faith Critzer, WSU Food Safety Specialist
1:30-2:00 d’Anjou Pear Sorting by Predicting Dry Matter and its Effect on Consumer Preference – Sara Serra, WSU Horticulture
2:00-2:30 Blossom Thinning – 50 years of research and reminders – Tory Schmidt, Tree Fruit Research Commission
2:30-3:00 Managing Post Harvest Diseases* – Achour Amiri, WSU Plant Pathology
3:00 Pesticide Credits and Closing
3 pesticide education credits will be awarded for program attendance – WSDA approved.
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: Bailey Dezzllum email@example.com 509-860-1950. Proceeds benefit the Future Farmers of America Scholarship.