Tree Fruit News July 10, 2018 | WSU Tree Fruit | Washington State University Skip to main content Skip to navigation

Tree Fruit News July 10, 2018

NEWS

Leaf Tissue Analysis

Analyzing leaf tissue is one of the most valuable and standardized tools to diagnose nutrients and/or monitor the nutritional status of any orchard. To effectively evaluate leaf tissue nutritional analyses, it is important to understand…

The importance of room and bin sanitation to reduce postharvest decay

With the end of packing of the previous-season crop and the new crop of apple and pear expected shortly, it is important to prepare adequately to minimize decay rates during the long storage period.

WA 38 Characteristics and Horticulture

WSU’s Cosmic Crisp webpage is the go to for the latest research based production information. Here we cover growth habit, establishment considerations, training systems, pruning techniques, crop load management, fruit type and fruit quality.

Campylomma bug – Know the Good Guys in your Pear Orchard

As part of a Pear IPM project we are tracking natural enemies in pear orchards and we wanted to share who is active in the orchard now with you. Here we describe campyloma. As you…

OPPORTUNITIES

Notice of Vacancy: Endowed Chair in Tree Fruit Soil and Rhizosphere Science

Washington State University Department of Crop and Soil Sciences Notice of Vacancy WSU Position #121694 vacancy link   Title: Endowed Chair in Tree Fruit Soil and Rhizosphere Science 12-month, permanent, full-time, open rank, tenure-track or…

Contribute your Interests the Specialty Crop Block Grant Funding Priorities

The Washington State Department of Agriculture’s Specialty Crop Block Grant Program would like your help in identifying our state’s funding priorities for 2019. The top priorities will be used in our Block Grant’s competitive process….

WORKSHOPS AND TRAININGS

Pear IPM Field Day

Join WSU Extension for a field day demonstration and research update Thursday July 19, 2018. Managing pear psylla and mites in the Wenatchee Valley and nearby areas has become increasingly difficult and costly.  Resistance is a…

JOIN OKANOGAN HORTICULTURAL ASSN. SUMMER FIELD DAY

Join the Okanogan Horitcultural Society for their Summer Field Day Thursday, July 26th 2018. The topic this year is Sterile Insect Release for Control of Codling Moth.

EVENTS

Pear IPM Field Day  July 19 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm Dryden, WA

Okanogan Horticultural Society Annual Tour  July 26 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Tonasket,

Apple Exporter Workshop – Wenatchee  August 1 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm Wenatchee, WA

Apple Exporter Workshop – Yakima August 2 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm Yakima, WA

Next Generation Network – Organic Tour  August 22 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm Royal City, WA

TEAM

 

Karen Lewis

Gwen Hoheisel

Tory Schmidt

Wendy Jones

Tianna DuPont

Bernardita Sallato

Gary Grove

Faith Critzer

 

Suppported by the WSU Tree Fruit Endowment

Washington State University