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Tree Fruit News February 27


Canker Removal Now is Critical for Fire Blight Management this Year

Fire blight cankers left in the orchard are the source for new infections next spring. Remove them now!

Apply Mating Disruption for Codling Moth

Mating disruption dispensers should be in place before the start of bloom.

Apply Oils as a Foundation for Effective Codling Moth Management

Horticultural oil is important for control of codling moth eggs. All eggs that the materials contact (regardless of egg age) will be affected. Larvae will also be impacted if they try to eat the oil, killing…

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Join WSU Extension for an Organic Pest and Disease Fruit School March 14 and 15

Washington leads the nation in organic fruit production.  Join us to delve deep into the ecology, biology and tools for successful organic orchard pest and disease management. This two-day school will include in-depth presentations from…


Endowed Chair in Tree Fruit Postharvest Systems position announced

WSU is hiring an Endowed Chair in Tree Fruit Postharvest Systems.

Position Available: Scientific Assistant – Tree Fruit Extension

Join WSU’s Tree Fruit Extension Team. This position will support the research and outreach activities of the Tree Fruit Extension program focusing on soil quality and fire blight. The incumbent will work as part of the…


Sprayer Calibration Workshop – Naches – February 28

Sprayer Calibration Workshop – Prosser  – March 2

Sprayer Calibration Workshop – Wenatchee  – March 8

Organic Pest & Disease Management Fruit School  – March 14 @ 8:00 amMarch 15 @ 5:00 pm

Mid-Columbia Soils Workshop – March 16 – Columbia Gorge Discovery Center, 5000 Discovery Way, The Dalles, OR

Sprayer Calibration Workshop – Benton City – March 31 @ 8:00 am5:00 pm – Terra Blanca Winery, 34715 N DeMoss Road, Benton City, WA



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