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Tree Fruit News November 27

NEWS

Update on Agricultural Worker Protection Standards (WPS)
The January 2018 training requirements (additional topics) for the WPS are delayed to allow more time for training materials and programs to be developed.  The training requirements remain the same as in 2015, which include…
Precision Agriculture in Apple Production Survey- Please Participate
Please consider responding to this short online survey on precision agriculture in apple production – it will only take 5 minutes of your time.
Washington Apple Storage Survey Results 2017
Controlled Atmosphere (CA) storage capacity in the state continues to increase, with an anticipated 10% increase in capacity in the next two years. This follows the 19% increase in CA capacity from 2013/14 to 2017/18.

EVENTS

WA 38 / Cosmic Crisp ® Pruning Demonstrations Scheduled Dec 13 and 14
Dr. Stefano Musacchi will conduct pruning demonstrations at both the WSU Sunrise block in Rock Island and the WSU Roza block in Prosser. WSU Sunrise demonstrations will be held Dec 13 and WSU Roza demonstrations…
Join WSU Extension for 2018 Winter Tree Fruit Programing in Central Washington
Tree fruit producers and industry professionals are invited to WSU Tree Fruit Extension Programs in Central Washington on January 12, 15, 16, 17, 18, and February 6. Co-sponsored by Northwest Cherries, Pear Bureau Northwest, NCW…
Next Generation Tree Fruit Network Event: Labor and H2A
Dan Fazio WAFLA will share costs, logistics, paperwork and to do lists for H2A. Followed by round table discussion, networking and dinner.

RESOURCES

Organic Certification Videos
The WSDA Organic Program is pleased to share videos about organic standards and the certification process.

EVENTS

Next Generation Network Topic Marketing. November 29, Wenatchee, WA

Next Generation Network  Topic: Labor and H2A December 12, Royal City,WA

Cosmic CrispTM Pruning Demos – WSU SRO & Roza December 13 & December 14

Next Generation Network December 13 Okanogan, WA Topic: Labor and H2A

Food Safety Grower Training Course – Yakima, WA December 14

Cherry Institute January 12, 2018, Yakima Convention Center

Chelan Fruit Day January 15, 2018, Chelan High School, Chelan, WA

NCW Stone Fruit Day January 16, 2018, Wenatchee Convention Center

NCW Pear Day January 17, 2018, Wenatchee Convention Center

NCW Apple Day January 18, 2018, Wenatchee Convention Center

TEAM

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