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Yakima Valley – WA 38 Tour

July 20, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm

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This Friday there will be a tour of WA 38 growing sites scattered around the Yakima Valley. Discussions will focus on rootstocks, systems, and tree training. Feel free to come as go as your schedule allows and/or as stops are of interest.

Tour schedule
Morning Location Coordinates (click each for map link)
Stop #1 Strand Orchards – Tieton 46°41’57.8″N, 120°43’33.5″W
9:00 – 10:00 On Naches Tieton Road between Beffa Road and Pletke Road
Topic:   2018 vertical planting on B118 and M111
Stop #2 Monson Fruit – Selah 46°38’33.52″N, 120°33’44.01″W
10:30 – 11:30 201 Lockout Road, Selah
(coming from Selah, Crusher Canyon Rd to Lookout Road, Left at T.
Topic:   Vertical system on G.935, G.41, M.9 and Nic 29
Stop #3 Yakima Fruit – Zillah 46°25’22.39″N, 120°13’47.71″W
1:00 – 2:00 On Lucy Lane between Smith and Glacier Road
Topic:   2018 V trellis 2 leader system on M9-337
Stop #4 Superfresh Growers – Sunnyside 46°20’55.84″N, 119°57’54.14″W
2:30 -3:30 10401 VanBelle Rd., Sunnyside WA 98944
Topic:   2018 vertical 2 leader system on Nic 29, G.969, G.210, G.890


To get directions to each tour stop, click on the map coordinates.


July 20, 2018
9:00 am - 3:30 pm


Karen Lewis
Washington State University