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Tree Fruit News October 15, 2018

NEWS

Fall nutrient management tree fruit

In most perennial fruit trees, initial Spring growth and early fruit development rely mainly on nutrient reserves accumulated the previous season. There is evidence that Fall applications of nutrients can help in building up reserves…

OPPORTUNITIES

Extension Technician Position Available

Join WSU’s Tree Fruit Extension Team.  Nationally, Washington ranks first in the production of apples, sweet cherries, and pears. The Washington tree fruit industry contributes more than $6 billion of annual impact to the state’s…

Agricultural Robotics Internship in Australia/New Zealand

Abundant Robotics is preparing to deploy the world’s first robotic apple harvesters. We are seeking interns to help operate, evaluate the performance of, and nominate feature improvements for these new systems during field trials in…

WORKSHOPS AND TRAININGS

WA 38 Pruning Tour – North Central Region

Join us for the NCW Dormant Pruning of WA 38 tour. Tour stops will include orchards in Osoyoos, Tonasket, Omak, and Orondo.

WA 38 Pruning Tour – Greater Yakima Valley Region

The WA 38 Dormant Pruning Tour is scheduled for the Yakima Valley for Monday, November 5, 2018. The tour will focus on training and dormant pruning on first and second leaf trees trained to various…

Pear IPM Discussion

Discuss the 2018 pear season with WSU scientists.

Women in Ag Conference Oct 27, 2018

Learn how to strengthen your farm operation with a healthy cash flow and make it possible to do what you love most! The day will include our featured speakers, a local panel of women farmers…

Save the Dates – North Central Washington Tree Fruit Days January 15-21 in Wenatchee and Chelan, February 5 Okanogan

Save the date for WSU Tree Fruit Extension Programs in Central Washington on January 15, 16, 17, and 2; Omak February 5. Co-sponsored by Northwest Cherries, Pear Bureau Northwest, NCW Fieldmen’s Association, Chelan Future Farmers…
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