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March 2018

Irrigation Water Management Workshop – Spanish

March 28 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Pine Grove Grange, 2835 Van Horn Drive
Hood River, OR 97031 United States
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This free training is designed to provide Spanish speaking agricultural workers practical tips and techniques for understanding when and how to irrigate efficiently for better crop production and water conservation. This workshop will cover water holding capacity and other characteristics of soils, flow rates for common irrigation systems, soil moisture monitoring, crop demands, irrigation scheduling and more.

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Columbia Basin TF Club Meeting

March 29 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Cousins Restaurant, 4605 N Rd 68
Pasco, WA 99301 United States
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This March meeting of the Columbia basin Tree Fruit Club will be discussing thinning strategies in Cherries and Apples. Tory Schmidt will share his experience and provide a brief update on recent projects and lead the discussion with our special guests Victor Bueno and Vidal Guizar. Because we would like to have a good discussion, everyone is encouraged to bring your thinning programs and send Bernardita your specific questions, main concerns, prior to the meeting. Where: Cousins Restaurant, 4605 N Road…

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April 2018

PSA Grower Training – Spokane

April 2 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
WSU Spokane Academic Center, 600 N Riverpoint Blvd.
Spokane, WA 99202 United States
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The Produce Safety Alliance (PSA) was tasked with developing the standardized national produce safety training program to prepare fresh produce growers to meet the regulatory requirements in the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Produce Safety Rule. The PSA has developed two types of training courses: Grower Training Course and Train-the-Trainer Course. The PSA Grower Training Curriculum was created through a four-year nationwide development process. In 2011, after hosting an international gathering to review current…

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Okanogan Horticultural Society Monthly Meeting

April 9 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Koala Street Grill, 914 Koala Ave, 914 Koala Ave
Omak, WA 98841 United States
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Join the Okanogan Horticultural Society for our monthly lunch discussion April 9 from noon to 2pm. Topic this month: Fruit Thinning - Tory Schmidt, Tree Fruit Research Commission and Fire Blight Prevention - Tianna DuPont, WSU Extension.

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Yakima POM Club meeting

April 18 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Zesta Cucina, 5110 Tieton Dr.
Yakima, WA 98908 United States
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Tianna DuPont, Tree Fruit Extension Specialist at WSU, will be sharing recent fire blight research, discussing the potential situation this year and facilitate conversation with the group.

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Tri Cities Fruit Club

April 26 @ 6:30 pm

The Tri Cities Fruit Club meets monthly for discussion and networking. The topic this month will be Fire Blight prevention with Tianna DuPont, WSU Extension. Venue: Cousins Restaurant, 4605 N Rd 68, Pasco, WA 99301 Time: Drinks at 6.30pm, talk starts at 7pm. Date: Thursday 04/26

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May 2018

Drone Data Analytics in Agriculture Workshop-2

May 24 @ 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Ag Tech Building, 24106 N Bunn Rd.
Prosser, WA 99350 United States
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This one-day workshop will cover basics of photogrammetry, best practices in UAS imagery data collection, theory and hands-on training on data analytic methods while analyzing actual agricultural data (case studies).

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June 2018

Cherry Pre-Harvest Tour

June 5 @ 7:30 am - 1:30 pm

Dahle Farms Knob Hill Rd. (off of Cherry Heights Rd.), The Dalles Coffee and Donuts provided by Chamberlin Distributing Dwarfing Sweet Cherry Rootstock Selections from the MSU Breeding Program Lynn Long, OSU The New Pearl Series Cherries - Dr. Bob Andersen, Breeder New Early Ripening Cherry Varieties from IFG - Marlene Long, IFG Meet WSU’s New Cherry Breeder - Dr. Per McCord, WSU Little Cherry Disease- What It Is and How To Spot It- Lauri Lutes, OSU Omeg Family Farms,…

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Next Generation Network: Irrigation Field Visit

June 13 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
desert sage, Brays Landing Rd NW
Orondo, 98843 United States
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Next Generation Network Event focusing on irrigation.

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Pear IPM Discussion: Bugs & Brews

June 14 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Mission Creek Community Club, 4724 Mission Creek Road
Cashmere, WA 98815 United States
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Discuss spring and early summer pest management with WSU scientist.

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