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WSDA Tree Fruit IPM Workshop
March 29 @ 9:00 am - 2:30 pm
The Washington State Department of Agriculture – Plant Protection and Yakima County Pest Board are proud to present the 2nd annual workshop on
Inside Looking Out: IPM Practices of Tree Fruit in Yakima Valley
Washington State Department of Agriculture – Plant Protection Workshop description: The workshop will cover several important subjects that are impacting the tree fruit industry here in Yakima, WA. The topics include preparing growers and homeowners for little cherry disease and X-phytoplasma (X-disease), and pests of apple, such as twospotted spider mites, brown marmorated stink bug, Asian giant hornet, apple maggot, spotted lanternfly, and noxious weeds. We will take an in-depth look at new strategies implemented in the field and train growers to recognize the signs of plant disease, insect pests, and weeds.
The event is free for the public and there will be 4 pesticide credits available.
Webex – Leah Doyle, WA State Department of Agriculture (WSDA)
March 29, 2021
Mike Bush & Joshua Milnes, WSDA – Plant Protection Division