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Next Generation Network – Soil Fertility
March 2, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Do you want to know how to improve soil fertility and root health for sustained and consistent yields of high-quality fruit? Join us for the next generation tree fruit network event in Wenatchee WA. A presentation of about 30 minutes will be given by Bernardita Sallato followed by a facilitated discussion, networking, and lunch. Bring your experiences to discuss. Lunch is provided sponsored by NCW Fieldmen’s Assoc. This event was rescheduled from the previous Jan 25, 2022 meeting date.
We will discuss calcium intake, NPK balance, optimal application timings, differences in soil fertility needs between varieties, relationship between soil fertility and soil health, and its interaction with plant pathogens.
Bernardita Sallato is a Tree Fruit Extension Specialist with experience in applied research, extension, and outreach for the PNW tree fruit industry. Her goal is improving orchard efficiency and fruit production through horticultural management practices and technology. Her main areas of interest are soils and plant nutrition, tree fruit stress management and general horticultural practices for tree fruit production. In this event, she will talk about calcium intake, NPK balance, optimal application timings, differences in soil fertility needs between varieties, relationship between soil fertility and soil health, and its interaction with plant pathogens.
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Registration is required.
North Central Washington Fieldmen’s Association and WSU Extension are sponsoring the Next Generation Tree Fruit Network, supporting the Future Faces of Farming. The aim is to offer educational opportunities for Young and Next Generation Growers, Managers & Field staff.