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Tree Fruit News Aug 3, 2018

NEWS

Mormon Crickets on the Move

There have been a number of reports of Mormon crickets recently, and sure enough, this is the time of year we start to see them – when adults are present, and the rangeland they come…

Adding to the Codling Moth IPM Tool Box

Imagine biological control released by drones. Betsy Beers, Washington State University and Nathan Moses-Gonzales, M3 Consulting are working to add Sterile Insect Release (SIR) to your toolbox for codling moth management. They demonstrated their new…

Time to protect for doubling in Cherries

Those of you growing cherries that are sensitive to pistil doubling (e.g., ‘Bing’, ‘Tieton’, ‘Early Robin’) should consider protecting the crop during this period of high temperatures (Figure 1). Research in Dr. Whiting’s lab at…

Tree Assistance Program

TAP provides disaster assistance to eligible orchardists and nursery tree growers to replant or rehabilitate trees, bushes, and vines that were lost because of an eligible natural disaster. Fire Blight is considered an eligible cause…

WORKSHOPS AND TRAININGS

FARMWALK: Organic Orchard Pest Management/Manejo Organico de Plagas de la Huerta

This will be a fully bilingual FARMWALK offered with support from WSU Skagit County Extension, Viva Farms and the USDA! ¡Esta será una FARMWALK completamente bilingüe ofrecida con el apoyo de WSU Skagit County Extension,…

Next Generation Network – Organic Tour

Dain Craver will share organic IPM practices that work in the field. Dr. Achour Amiri will explain some ideas for control of rots and spots (pre-harvest) to prolong storage of organic fruit.

Save the Dates – North Central Washington Tree Fruit Days January 15-21 in Wenatchee and Chelan, February 5 Okanogan

Save the date for WSU Tree Fruit Extension Programs in Central Washington on January 15, 16, 17, and 2; Omak February 5. Co-sponsored by Northwest Cherries, Pear Bureau Northwest, NCW Fieldmen’s Association, Chelan Future Farmers…
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