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Tree Fruit News September 11, 2017

NEWS

Honeycrisp storage recommendations revisited

By Ines Hanrahan (Washington Tree Fruit Research Commission, WTFRC), and Rob Blakey (Washington State University, WSU) At a Glance Storage success ALWAYS starts in the orchard; monitor: orchard history, crop load, and fruit maturity to…

Brown Marmorated Stink Bug

2017 Geneva Rootstock Tour Observations

Summary written by Tianna DuPont, WSU Extension Specialist. Rootstock information from Tom Auvil. Growers often ask which is the ‘best’ apple rootstock. The replant tolerant Geneva rootstocks (G.11, G.41, G.214, G.935, G.210, G.969, G.890) are…

WTFRC Maximum Residue Levels Report for Cherry Available

For the seventh consecutive year, the Washington Tree Fruit Research Commission has conducted studies to provide the Northwest cherry industry basic information about residues of commonly used pesticides. These studies are intended to help growers and…

More Organic Apples on the Way

Written by David Granatstein, WSU TFREC. Organic food sales in the U.S. grew about 8% in 2016 over the previous year, and many products were in short supply. Domestic production has not kept up with…

POSITIONS AVAILABLE

WSDA Organic Program is Hiring – Inspectors and Certification Reviewers

WSDA Organic Program is Hiring – Inspectors and Certification Reviewers Join our dedicated team of professionals in providing third party certification and ensuring the integrity of the organic claim in Washington State.  Washington State Department…

Position announcement: OSU Tree Fruit Scientist

OSU is inviting applications for the newly revised position for Tree Fruit Scientist (integrated pear and cherry production systems) based at MCAREC, Hood River, OR. This is a tenure track faculty position. Minimum job requirements…

Position announcement: OSU Tree Fruit Extension

OSU is inviting applications for the newly revised position for Tree Fruit Extension based in The Dalles. Minimum job requirements include a PhD in Horticulture, Entomology, Pest Management, Plant Pathology, Soil Science or closely related field with…

EVENTS

WA 38 Tips to Optimize Fruit Quality Field Day  September 27 @ 3:00 pm. Rock Island WA.

Join WSU for a fall field day discussing horticulture and tips to optimize fruit quality of WA38 Cosmic Crisp™, WSU’s newest breeding program release. With more than 637,224 WA38 trees in the ground already, WSU and the Washington Tree Fruit Research Commission are working hard to provide growers with the information they need to choose training systems, pruning systems, rootstocks, pollinizers, and management techniques for high-quality fruit.

Pear IPM Discussion October 4 @ 4:00 pm. Cashmere, WA.

Cider & Perry Production: A Foundation October 9 to 13. Mount Vernon, WA.

Next Generation Network  October 24 @ 3:30 pm. East Wenatchee, WA.

2017 Food Safety & Sanitation Workshop November 7 to 8, Portland OR

TEAM

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