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Tree Fruit News June 12, 2017


Pollinator Week June 19-25, 2017

National Pollinator week has been celebrated since 2006 when the United States Senate first set aside a time to observe pollinators and recognize their importance in our world.

Dust can affect weed control with glyphosate

Glyphosate is one of the most widely used herbicides in the United States (including in tree fruits) for the post-emergent weed management. First registered under the trade name Roundup™ in 1974, glyphosate became a popular…

Spotted Wing Drosophila Monitoring for 2017

With cherry bloom behind us, and straw coming up rapidly, it’s time to finalize plans for trapping spotted wing drosophila (SWD), and thinking about which trap/lure combination might work best for your situation.  We’ve come…


Life on a Leaf

Description of mites that can be found on apple leaves. Video taken with a dissecting microscope 10x-70x.

How to Postharvest: PNW Dark Sweet Cherry Development Chart Index

Tutorial video on how to use the new Pacific NorthWest Dark Sweet Cherry Development Index Chart developed by Oregon State University. Spreadsheet is available for download below (“More” Section) or at:


Improving Sprayer Performance – Cashmere

June 12 @ 1:00 pm5:00 pm

Improving Sprayer Performance – Omak

June 13 @ 1:00 pm5:00 pm
130 Ross Canyon Rd., Omak, WA 98841 United States

2017 INTERPERA International Pear Congress

June 15 @ 8:00 amJune 16 @ 3:00 pm
Wenatchee, WA 

Next Gen Transitioning to Organic Tour

August 2 @ 3:00 pm5:00 pm
Chelan, WA



Washington State University