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Tree Fruit News – July 12


Post-harvest Little Cherry Disease Management

As cherry harvest is finishing up, this is the best time to sample trees with small cherries for little cherry disease. The Little Cherry Disease Task Force has recently updated management recommendations for Little Cherry…

Repellent Materials Bioassay for Winterform Pear Psylla

Pear psylla control is becoming increasingly difficult, especially in regions of the Pacific Northwest like the Wenatchee Valley where pear orchards dominate the landscape. In high pressure locations, an important factor in pear psylla control…

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…

Soil (health) evaluation begins by asking “What’s the problem with my soil?”

Andrew McGuire, WSU Extension wrote a great article addressing some of the questions we all have about soil health evaluation, and a very important question we should be asking before making further decisions. Follow the…


Columbia Basin Tree Fruit Club – July 23

Because we love to be outside at this time of the year, our next meeting will be a Field day at the WSU Roza research farm to show several ongoing research projects and meet with…

WSU Tree Fruit Research Field Day

Join WSU Tree Fruit Research and Extension Center for a field day Wednesday August 7, 2019. This field day is designed to highlight the latest research for growers, consultants and other industry professionals. We hope…


Pear IPM Discussion: Economics & Spray Trial Update

Jul 16 | Mission Creek Community Club

Columbia Basin Tree Fruit Club – July 23

Jul 23 | WSU Prosser Roza Orchard

Insect ID, Scouting and Management

Aug 1 | WSU-Tree Fruit Research and Extension

Pear Tour and MCAREC Field Day

Aug 1 |

WSU Tree Fruit Research Field Day

Aug 7 | WSU Sunrise Orchard



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