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Pear Study Circle – Scouting, Thresholds, Conserving Natural Enemies

November 15, 2023 @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm


Join us for a panel discussion with scouting network participants. Rebecca Schmidt-Jeffris, USDA-Wapato will share new information on Trechnites biology. Tianna DuPont, WSU Extension will share information on Campylomma and Deraeocoris biology and spray timing impacts.

Study circles are designed  to provide opportunities where growers, consultants, researchers, and industry professionals can learn from one another to improve pear profitability and sustainability.

2023 Pear Study Circles Flier


  • Natural enemy biology.
  • What spray timings are best to avoid natural     enemy impact?
  • How did thresholds and scouting work in 2023?
  • Scouting network feedback.


60 min presentation and 1.5 hrs of facilitated discussion.

Networking dinner

Sponsored dinner at 4 pm.


*3 pesticide credits with WSDA approval.


Mission Creek Community Club 4724 Mission Creek Road, Cashmere WA 98815. Simultaneous virtual option available through WSU webinars (zoom). Registered participants will receive the zoom link.


Walk-ins welcome for in-person. Registration required for virtual. Sign up for lunch! Register here.

Supported by

WSDA Specialty Crop Block Grant and sponsorship from SymAgro.


No cost!

An $80 value.

Extension programs and employment are available to all without discrimination. Evidence of noncompliance may be reported through your local Extension office. Reasonable accommodations will be made for persons with disabilities and special needs who contact Tianna DuPont at (509) 293-8758 at least two weeks prior to the event.


November 15, 2023
1:00 pm - 4:30 pm


Mission Creek Community Club
4724 Mission Creek Road
Cashmere, WA 98815 United States
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Washington State University