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Insect ID, Scouting and Management

August 1 @ 8:00 am - 1:30 pm

Join the Next Generation Tree Fruit Network and the Pear IPM Team to learn techniques in pest and natural enemy scouting, identification, and management in apples and pears. This event will feature field and laboratory experiences, and a presentation on using phenology models to time management actions.

Schedule:

8:00 to 8:30 am                  Coffee & Donuts

8:30 to 9:30 am                  Field Exercises: Natural Enemy and Pest ID

9:30 to 10:00 am                Key Natural Enemies and Pests in Apple and Pear Orchards Introduction

10:00 to 11:00 am              Laboratory Exercises: Leaf Brush and Microscopic ID

11:00 to Noon                     Lunch

Noon to 12:30 pm                Pear IPM Concepts – Lecture, Dr. Louis Nottingham

12:30 to 1:30 pm                   Apple IPM Using Models to Target Pests – Lecture, Dr. Vince Jones

 

Registration:

Registration limited to 25 participants. Please register at https://applepearipm.eventbrite.com

Next Generation Tree Fruit Network: Supporting the Future Faces of Farming. We offer educational opportunities for Young and Next Generation Growers, Managers & Field staff.

Thank you sponsors: Funded in part by the WSDA Specialty Crop Block Grants. North Central Washington Fieldmen’s Association for sponsoring this event.

Details

Date:
August 1
Time:
8:00 am - 1:30 pm

Venue

WSU-Tree Fruit Research and Extension
1100 N Western Ave.
Wenatchee, WA 98801 United States
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Phone:
509-293-8801
Washington State University