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Tree Fruit News – Dec 11


Welcome Dr. Bolivar-Medina

Dr. Jenny Bolivar-Medina recently joined WSU as a Tree Fruit Extension Information Technology Transfer Specialist (ITT). As an integral member of the Tree Fruit Extension Team, Jenny’s program will focus on tree fruit horticultural issues…

NCW Tree Fruit Days January 20, 27-29 in Wenatchee and Chelan, and February 11 in Omak

Join us for WSU Tree Fruit Extension Programs in North Central Washington on January 20, 27, 28, 29, February 11, 2020. Co-sponsored by Northwest Cherries, Pear Bureau Northwest, NCW Fieldmen’s Association, Chelan Future Farmers of…

Effect of net enclosure of ‘Honeycrisp’ and ‘Gala’ apple trees on fruit set and seed production

Written by Mokhles Elsysy, Sara Serra, Phil Schwallier, Stefano Musacchi and Todd Einhorn. Summarized by Bernardita Sallato, WSU, December 2019. Fruit thinning is essential for sustainable and consistent production in apple (Malus x domestica Borkh.)…


WSU Extension Weed Scientist Position Announcement

The Department of Crop and Soil Sciences (CSS) in the College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resources Sciences at Washington State University recently posted an Extension Weed Scientist position (see linked Notice of Vacancy and…


Pre- and Post-harvest Disease Management Workshop

Join us to learn about best management practices to fight pre- and post-harvest pathogens which cause rots and continue to challenge the pome fruit industry.

77th Annual Cherry Institute

The 77th Cherry Institute will be held at the Yakima Convention Center on January 10th, 2020. This is the big Northwest cherry industry event of the year. As always, there will be a special luncheon including…

Preventative Controls for Human Foods

This 3 day course has been designed by the Food Safety Preventative Controls Alliance (FSPCA) in collaboration with the FDA. It is a course recognized by FDA at present in meeting their requirements.


WSTFA 115th Annual Meeting and NW Hort Expo

Dec 9 | Wenatchee Convention Center

CORE in the Gorge – Hood River, OR

Dec 9 | Columbia Gorge Community College

CORE in the Gorge – The Dalles, OR

Dec 10 | Columbia Gorge Community College

WPS Train-the-Trainer Refresher Course

Dec 11 | Coast Wenatchee Center Hotel

2020 Cherry Institute

Jan 10 | Yakima Convention Center

Chelan Horticulture Day 2020

Jan 20 | Chelan High School

Preventative Controls for Human Foods

Jan 21 | WSU Pullman, Ensminger Pavilion



Karen Lewis

Jenny Bolivar-Medina

Faith Critzer

Tianna DuPont

Chris Hedges

Gwen Hoheisel

Bernardita Sallato

Tory Schmidt

Ashley Thompson


Washington State University