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Tree Fruit Newsletter July 26


Western X Questions and Answers. What do we know? What do we not know?

It is critical that growers act now to aggressively manage Little Cherry Disease. Now, after harvest is the time to sample for infected trees and remove trees that test positive. Manage vectors postharvest to help…

Cherry Powdery Mildew Handout (English and Spanish)

Simple guide for Mildew management and fungicide resistance prevention. Handouts in English and Spanish.

Post Harvest Little Cherry Disease Management

As cherry harvest is finishing up, this is the best time to sample trees with small cherries for little cherry disease. The Little Cherry Disease Task Force has recently updated management recommendations for Little Cherry…

Tree Assistance Program (TAP)

The Agricultural Act of 2014 (the 2014 Farm Bill) authorized the Tree Assistance Program (TAP) to provide financial assistance to qualifying orchardists and nursery tree growers to replant or rehabilitate eligible trees, bushes and vines…


Apple Export Training

Each year a series of training workshops are held to inform the industry about changes to apple export work plans in general, as well as to train field and packinghouse technicians how to sample for…

Postharvest Defects & Honeycrisp Disorders Posters – on sale now!

The long-awaited Postharvest Defects and Honeycrisp Disorders posters that were previewed during the December WSTFA annual meeting are now on sale. Posters sell for $35 each (cash or check only) and measure 32 inches high by 21…

WSU Tree Fruit Research Field Day

Join WSU Tree Fruit Research and Extension Center for a field day Wednesday August 7, 2019. This field day is designed to highlight the latest research for growers, consultants and other industry professionals. We hope…


Apple Exporter Workshop – Wenatchee

Jul 31 | Wenatchee Convention Center

Insect ID, Scouting and Management

Aug 1 | WSU-Tree Fruit Research and Extension

Apple Exporter Workshop – Yakima

Aug 1 | Howard Johnson Hotel – Yakima

Pear Tour and MCAREC Field Day

Aug 1 |

Taiwan Orchard-Bin-Cull Sampling – Prosser

Aug 6 | WSU – IAREC, Prosser



Karen Lewis

Jenny Bolivar-Medina

Faith Critzer

Tianna DuPont

Gwen Hoheisel

Wendy Jones

Bernardita Sallato

Tory Schmidt



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