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August 8, 2016 Tree Fruit News

NEWS

General Versus Location-specific Fungicide Recommendations to Reduce Decays

For many years, general spray recommendations preharvest or at harvest were given based on the assumed efficacy of the fungicide. However, some fungicides may not be effective against all pathogens, and different grower lots may…

Brown Marmorated Stink Bug

Brown Marmorated stink bug is an invasive pest unintentionally brought over from Asia which poses a significant risk to tree fruit producers. With 3.1 billion dollars of tree fruit at risk in Washington it is…

EVENTS

Orchard Netting Field Day Aug 17 @ 10am

Orchard netting can provide hail and sunburn protection. See the impacts in the field as part of WSU’s large scale trials at McDougall and Son's Prospector Orchards. Washington State University researchers are studying how different…

WA 38 Fall Field Visits

Join us to discuss horticulture and storage of WA 38, WSU’s newest breeding program release. September 14, 2016, 10 am to 12:30 pm, WSU ROZA Orchard & September 22, 2016, 10:00 am to 12:30 pm,…

EVENTS

Taiwan orchard/bin & cull cutter training – Yakima  August 10 WSDA Yakima

 

Taiwan orchard/bin & cull cutter training – Wenatchee August 12 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

 

Taiwan orchard/bin & cull cutter training – Quincy August 16 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

 

Orchard Netting Field Day August 17 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

 

Taiwan orchard/bin & cull cutter training – Chelan August 17 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

 

Taiwan orchard/bin & cull cutter training – Brewster August 18 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

 

WA 38 Fall Field Visit – Prosser September 14 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm

 

WA 38 & WA 2 Fall Field Visit – Quincy & Rock Island September 22 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm

 

Orchard Floor Management – Organic Intensive Workshop October 11 @ 8:00 am – 4:30 pm

 

TEAM

Karen Lewis

Gwen Hoheisel

Tom Auvil

Tory Schmidt

Ines Hanrahan

Tim Smith

Wendy Jones

Tianna DuPont

David Granatstein

 

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