NCW Apple Day 2019
January 17, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pmFree
Join WSU Extension January 17, 2019 for an opportunity to learn about WA38 and new variety Horticulture, Food Safety, Fire Blight and more.
Co-Sponsored by: WSU Extension and North Central Fieldmen’s Assoc.
Sessions free- no registration. Lunch pre-registration required.
8:45- 8:55 New Tree Fruit Resources
8:55-9:00 Celebrating 50 Years of Tree Fruit Research Commission
Session I: Horticulture for Cosmic Crisp and other New Varieties
9:00-9:25 Learning from Recent Research – Respiration and Stem Clipping in WA38 – Ines Hanrahan, Washington State Tree Fruit Research Commission
9:30-9:55 Nutrient Absorption and Distribution in Cosmic Crisp, Honey Crisp, Gala, Fugi and Granny Smith – Lee Kalcsits, Nadia Valverdi, Raquel Gomez, Michele Reid, WSU Horticulture
10:00-10:25 Coffee Break
10:30 – 10:55 WA38 Horticulture Research Update – Stefano Musacchi, WSU Horticulture
Session II: Food Safety
11:30-12:00 Getting Produce Safety Rule Ready for 2019 – Faith Critzer, WSU Produce Safety Specialist
12:00-1:00 Networking Lunch – Lunch Sponsor FMC
Pre-registration required for lunch. Networking lunch provides an opportunity to learn and network with your peers and visiting speakers. Join discussions on food safety, mechanization, new varieties, or create your own discussion with friends.
Session III: Pest and Disease Management
1:30-2:00 Codling Moth Management*
2:00-2:30 Evaluating Fire Blight Cultivar Susceptibility* – Sarah Kostick, WSU Horticulture-TFREC
2:30-3:00 Fire Blight – Using Apogee and Regalia at Pink to Reduce Flower Infections* – Kerik Cox, Cornell University
3:00-3:30 Fire Blight Discussion* – Tianna DuPont, WSU Extension
2-3 Pesticide education certification credits awarded for program attendance, depending on WSDA approval.
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