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Lake Chelan Horticultural Meeting

January 18, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Free

70th Annual Chelan Horticultural Meeting
Chelan High School
Co-sponsored by: WSU Extension and Chelan High School FFA

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9:00 – 9:15          Announcements: New Tree Fruit Specialist; The Tree Fruit Portal; Tree Fruit News

9:15 – 9:45          Spotted Wing Drosophila Update. Dr. Elizabeth Beers, WSU-TFREC

9:45 – 10:00        SWD Discussion     

10:00 – 10:20      Coffee Break

10:30 – 11:10      Improving Your Spray Coverage: The answer is blowing in the wind. Gwen Hoheisel, Regional Extension Specialist, WSU  

11:10 – 11:30      Rootstock Trial: Projections of rootstock availability and initial impressions from rootstock trials.
                           Tom Auvil, Washington State Tree Fruit Research Commission

11:30 – Noon     Soil Quality – What is it? What does it do for us? Tianna DuPont, Regional Extension Specialist, WSU-TFREC

Noon -1:00 pm  Lunch      

1:00 – 1:30          Understanding Calcium Nutrition in the Orchard. Lee Kalcsits, Tree Fruit Physiology, WSU-TFREC

1:30 – 2:00          Seasonal Irrigation Needs: Why did I get so behind on my irrigation this year? Tim Smith, WSU Extension

2:00 – 2:20          WSU Decision Aid System Updates 2016. Ute Chambers, DAS Manager & Educator, WSU-TFREC

2:20 – 3:00          Considering Value Added Options: Hard Cider. Peter Ringsrud, Snowdrift Cider Company

 

2 pesticide education credits will be awarded for program attendance.  
Extension programs and employment are available without discrimination. Evidence of noncompliance may be
reported through your local Extension office.

 

 

 

 

 

Details

Date:
January 18, 2016
Time:
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cost:
Free

Venue

Chelan High School
215 West Webster Avenue
Chelan, WA 98816 United States
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