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Tree Fruit News May 14, 2018

NEWS

Mechanical Hedging in Apples

WSU’s Karen Lewis shares an update on mechanical hedging in apples.

Cherry Calcium Management Update

In Dr Wang’s recent study he found that the previous recommendation of three calcium applications did not increase concentrations of calcium in the fruit. Six applications between pit hardening and harvest was able to increase…

Calcium Recommendations for Apples

Calcium management is critical to control bitter pit, especially for susceptible varieties. Good management should always be systems-based starting with adequate supplies in the soil, good tree and root health, sufficient water to move calcium…

Call for Collaborators: Pear Irrigation Efficiencies Project

Dear pear growers – We would like to invite you to participate in a demonstration project in collaboration with WSU and Cascadia Conservation District. The objective of this project is to demonstrate Best Management Practices…

WORKSHOPS AND TRAININGS

Cherry Pre-Harvest Tour

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…

EVENTS

Drone Data Analytics in Agriculture Workshop-2 May 24 @ 7:30 am – 5:00 pm. Prosser, WA

Cherry Pre-Harvest Tour  June 5 @ 7:30 am – 1:30 pm

Next Generation Network: Irrigation Field Visit  June 13 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm. Orondo, WA

Pear IPM Discussion: Bugs & Brews  June 14 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm. Cashmere, WA.

 

TEAM

 

Karen Lewis

Gwen Hoheisel

Tory Schmidt

Wendy Jones

Tianna DuPont

Bernardita Sallato

Gary Grove

Faith Critzer

 

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