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March 2018

PSA Train the Trainer – Mt. Vernon

March 6 @ 8:00 am - March 7 @ 5:00 pm
Best Western Skagit Valley Inn, 2300 Market St.
Mt. Vernon, WA 98273 United States
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$150

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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PSA Grower Training – Mt. Vernon

March 6 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
$50

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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Sprayer Calibration Workshop – Wenatchee

March 8 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
WSU-TFREC, 1100 N Western Ave.
Wenatchee, WA 98801 United States
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Spray Application Equipment Best Management Practices (BMPs) The Spray Application Best Management Practices workshop is a one-day, hands-on training aimed to provide both managers and operators the information needed to optimize spray operations. Managers must know the steps, time, and requirements to properly operate and calibrate a sprayer so that they can empower operators to do it correctly. The course is offered in both Spanish and English. Information will include maintenance, calibration, optimization, and environmental considerations with the focus on…

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WSU Postharvest Fruit School

March 20 @ 8:00 am - March 22 @ 5:00 pm

The 2018 Post-harvest Fruit School is an excellent opportunity for warehouse and other professionals in the tree fruit and berry industries to deepen and develop their knowledge of post-harvest science and management with lectures, expert panels, demonstrations, and tours.

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Irrigation Water Management Workshop – Spanish

March 27 @ 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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Free

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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Irrigation Water Management Workshop – Spanish

March 28 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on March 28, 2018 at 9:00am

Pine Grove Grange, 2835 Van Horn Drive
Hood River, OR 97031 United States
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Free

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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$50

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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