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Tree Fruit News – February 8

NEWS

Little Cherry Virus and Western X Disease: Q&A with Scott Harper

Written by Bernardita Sallato and Scott Harper, WSU, February 2019 Scott Harper, WSU Professor and Director of the Clean Plant Center in Prosser, alerted growers and stakeholders about Little Cherry Virus LChV and Western X…

Canker Removal Now is Critical for Fire Blight Management this Year

No one wants fire blight in their orchard this spring. For fire blight to take off in your orchard this year three things need to be there: the pathogen, the warm conditions and humidity that favor…

WORKSHOPS AND TRAININGS

FMSA Produce Safety Alliance Training

The Washington State Tree Fruit Association will hold a Produce Safety Alliance Grower Training course on February 13th, 2019 in Union Gap, WA. This one-day class fulfills the FSMA Produce Safety Rule requirement for Produce…

2019 Cherry Fruit School: From Bud to Bucket

The Pacific Northwest leads the nation in sweet cherry production with over 253,000 tons of sweet cherries produced on 43,000 acres of trees in 2018 alone. Production of this high value crop remains challenging, and…

EVENTS

FMSA Produce Safety Alliance Training

Feb 12 | Confluence Technology Center

2019 Technology Research Review

Feb 12 | Wanapum Dam Visitor Center

FMSA Produce Safety Alliance Training

Feb 13 | WorkSource Yakima

2019 NW Pear Research Review

Feb 21 | Columbia Gorge Hotel

Okanogan Horticultural Society Meeting

Feb 5 | Okanogan County Agriplex

TEAM

 

Karen Lewis

Faith Critzer

Tianna DuPont

Gwen Hoheisel

Wendy Jones

Bernardita Sallato

Tory Schmidt

 

 

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