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Tree Fruit News November 2022

NEWS

Let’s Talk about Deficit Irrigation

The Pacific Northwest is not facing the same level of challenges around water availability that are front page news in California or the Colorado River, but we are not immune to water-related challenges either and…

Using Soil Moisture Sensors in Pears

Irrigation sensors help you make more informed irrigation decisions based on soil moisture conditions in the root zone.

Survey to producers on Insect Mating Disruption in Specialty Crops

From the University of Wisconsin – Madison. As a producer of fruits, nuts, and/or vegetable crops, you are invited to participate in a survey regarding your use and/or interest in pheromone mating disruption technologies for insect pest management…

Reducing areawide pear psylla winterforms requires an areawide effort

Pears are picked, but pear psylla are still present. Conventional orchards that used insecticide-based management have a five-fold increase in pear psylla abundance compared with IPM or organic orchards. IPM orchards balance insecticides with the…

OPPORTUNITIES

Orchard Assistance – Okanogan County

Would you like to improve the health of your orchard? What if you could increase your profits while improving your marketing opportunities?  The Okanogan Conservation District (OCD) would like to announce a program for Orchardists…

EVENTS

2023 NW Cherry and Stone Fruit Research Review

Nov 8 | YVC Campus Expansion

A New Approach to Reducing Cold Damage in Fruit Crops

Nov 8 | WSU Tri-Cities

Pear IPM Intensive

Dec 14 | Confluence Technology Center

NCW Tree Fruit Days

Jan 16 | Wenatchee Convention Center

TEAM

 

Karen Lewis

Tianna DuPont

Gwen Hoheisel

Bernardita Sallato

Tory Schmidt

Corina Serban

 

EDITOR

The November 2022 edition of Fruit Matters was edited by Karen Lews, WSU Extension.

Washington State University