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Tree Fruit News – June 2022

NEWS

Resources for Little Cherry & X-disease management 2022

Multiple resources are available on symptoms, scouting, and sampling for Little Cherry & X-disease to encourage effective tree removal and management. Resource pages: X-disease phytoplasma Little cherry virus Symptoms Gallery Vector Gallery Symptoms and Sampling…

Multi-scale remote sensing data driven apple crop water use mapping

Written by Abhilash K. Chandel, Lav R. Khot, Nina Kilham, Lee Kalcsits, Steve Mantle, R. Troy Peters, Claudio O. Stöckle , June 2022 Introduction High throughput and timely mapping of crop water use or evapotranspiration…

AgWeatherNet ports Fruit Surface Temperature (FST) Model

Written by Sean Hill, Lav Khot and R. Troy Peters, WSU IAREC, Prosser, WA, June 2022   Registered users of AgWeatherNet (AWN) can now access the Fruit Surface Temperature (FST) model through the web portal…

Trunk and Fruit dendrometers: Detecting early signs of water stress in fruit trees before visual cues.

Microtensiometers are sensors that continuously monitor tree water status with potential to be used for growers to help in making irrigation decisions.
Leaf with brown necrosis around the edge

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…

Honeycrisp Virutal Meetups Takeaways

In this article, we review the key questions answered by experts about managing crop load, nutrition, rootstocks, and harvest for Honeycrisp.

EN ESPAÑOL

Dendrómetros de tronco y fruta: Detección de signos tempranos de estrés hídrico en árboles frutales antes de las señales visuales

Microtensiometers are sensors that continuously monitor tree water status with potential to be used for growers to help in making irrigation decisions.
Leaf with brown necrosis around the edge

Análisis Foliar en Frutales

El análisis elemental de tejidos foliares es una de las herramientas más utilizadas y estandarizadas para el diagnóstico de nutrientes y manjejo nutricional de huertos
soil sampling tubes

Análisis de suelos en huertas frutales

Guía para realizar e interpretar análisis físico – químico de suelos en huertas frutales para el diagnóstico nutricional de plantas o para la programación de la fertilización de su huerta.

LATEST VIDEOS

2022 Virtual Orchard Meetup Series – Labor session

This is the first presentation in the 2022 Virtual Orchard Meetup series, recorded on June 6, 2022. The 2022 series theme is Orchard Efficiencies: Labor and Technology. This first webinar focused on grower experiences with…

WORKSHOPS AND TRAININGS

2022 Virtual Orchard Meetup Series

Orchard Efficiency: Labor & Technology These meetups will provide an opportunity to review challenges, best practices, and new recommendations for orchard labor and technology.

OPPORTUNITIES

Looking for a Career in Organic Production? Become an organic inspector!

WSDA Organic Program is looking to fill inspector vacancies statewide, with priority given to Central and Eastern WA candidates. Inspectors visit farms or facilities to make observations, conduct interviews, audit records, collect samples, and write…
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