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Okanogan Horticultural Society Meeting 2024

February 7 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm


Join us for Okanogan Horticultural Society Day. We plan to have a full day of pest management and horticultural information for you. 3 WSDA pesticide update credits will be available.

Co-sponsored by:  WSU Extension and Okanogan County Horticultural Association

No pre-registration required.


  • Pest Management
  • Disease Management
  • Labor

and More!


3  WSDA pesticide update credits.


In person event.


Okanogan Horticultural Society Annual Meeting
February 7, 2024 @ 9:00am-3:30 pm
AgriPlex Okanogan County Fair Grounds 175 Rodeo Trail Rd, Okanogan, WA 98840
3 WSDA pesticide update credits.

9:00 AM Adding Thresholds and Scouting to the Pear IPM Toolbox
Ricardo Lima Pinto, WSU Extension

9:25 AM Managing Fire Blight
Tianna DuPont, WSU Extension

9:55 AM Codling Moth Management
Tianna DuPont, WSU Extension
Mating disruption, ovicides, larvicides, timings, product efficacy, organic.

10:25 AM Break

10:45 AM Apple Maggot Update
Will Carpenter, Tri-county Pest Board

11:00 AM Make the Most of your Thinning
Tory Schmidt, Tree Fruit Research Commission

11:30 AM Be Aware of Invasives on the Horizon
Molly Thurston
Leafcurl midge, clearwing moth, lantern fly.

11:55 AM Lunch

1:25 PM NW Cherry Growers Marketing Outlook
BJ, NW Cherries

2:10 PM Panel on replanting decisions: return on investment

Sam Godwin, Brian Hendrick. Moderator Brock Sutton.

2:55 PM Labor Policy Update
Pam Lewison, Washington Policy Center Initiative on Agriculture

3:20 PM Closing and Pesticide Credits


Vendors contact

Brent Vanbuskirk is the new vendor contact.

(509) 429-5877

 WSDA Pesticide education certification credits awarded for program attendance.

Extension programs and employment are available without discrimination. Evidence of noncompliance may be reported through your local Extension Office.

 All agendas are draft and subject to change.


February 7
9:00 am - 3:30 pm


WSU Extension – Tianna DuPont
(509) 293-8758


Okanogan County Agriplex
Omak, WA United States + Google Map
Washington State University