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Okanogan Hort. Assoc. Mtg.

February 4, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

$10

Okanogan Horticultural Association Meeting
Okanogan County Agriplex, Omak
Co-sponsored by WSU Extension and Okanogan County Horticultural Association

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9:00 – 9:45    Market Update Panel Discussion

9:45-10:15    New Tree Fruit Extension Specialist Introduction; Soil Quality Basics  Tianna DuPont, Extension Specialist, WSU Tree Fruit Research & Extension Center

10:15-10:30 Coffee Break

10:30-11:00    Codling Moth Resistance Management (20 min talk + 10 min Q&A) Jay Brunner, WSU Tree Fruit Research & Extension Center

11:00-11:30    WSU Decision Aid System Updates 2016 (20 min talk + 10 min Q&A) Ute Chambers, DAS Manager & Educator, WSU Tree Fruit Research & Extension Center

11:30-11:55    Insect Updates: Spotted Wing Drosophila  Andrea Bixby Brosi, WSU Tree Fruit Research & Extension Center

11:55-Noon    Elections and Business Meeting

Noon-1:00    Lunch

1:00-1:15    Little Cherry Virus  Tim Smith, WSU Extension

1:15-1:40   Detecting and Managing Little Cherry Virus Andrea Bixby Brosi, WSU Tree Fruit Research and Extension Center

1:40-2:00    Economics of Little Cherry Management Options  Karina Gallardo, WSU Puyallup

2:00-2:30    Detecting and Managing Little Cherry Discussion 

2:30-3:00    So You are Going to Go Organic (20 min talk + 10 min Q&A) Timeline, common pitfalls and considerations for transitioning to Organic. Jeff Collins, WSDA.

3 pesticide education certification credits 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:
February 4, 2016
Time:
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cost:
$10

Venue

Okanogan County Agriplex
Omak, WA United States + Google Map
Washington State University