Pear Day – North Central Washington Tree Fruit Days
January 20, 2022 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Join WSU Extension for the latest research-based information on preventing post harvest rots, trechnites biological control, season long integrated pest management, increasing pear production in new and existing blocks, high density pears, and more.
North Central Washington Tree Fruit Days
Join us for WSU Tree Fruit Extension Programs in North Central Washington. Co-sponsored by Northwest Cherries, Pear Bureau Northwest, NCW Fieldmen’s Association, Chelan Future Farmers of America and the Okanogan Horticultural Association. These events provide the latest research-based information on horticulture, pest and disease management. We hope you will join us to network and learn this winter. Apple, Pear and Cherry Day will be held in Wenatchee, WA and Lake Chelan Horticulture Day in Chelan WA. Okanogan Horticultural Day will be held in Omak, date TBD.
Events in 2022 will be held in person with a virtual option through zoom webinars for Apple, Pear and Stone Fruit Days.
Pear Day Topics
Topics this year include:
- Best Management Practices to Prevent Post Harvest Rots in the Orchard
- Trechnites Wasps for Biological Control in Pears
- Season Long IPM for Pear Psylla
- Evaluating New Pear Rootstocks
- Increasing Production in New and Existing Blocks
- Irrigation Technology for Small Blocks Panel
- High Density Pears Virtual Tour
- And MORE!
2-3 pesticide update credits will be available per day with WSDA approval.
Registration will be available beginning December 6, 2021.
Agendas coming soon.
In order to accommodate folks we are planning to have Apple, Pear and Stone Fruit day sessions available simultaneously via webinar. The most current COVID-19 protocols will be followed for in person attendees including masking and social distancing.