NCW Tree Fruit Days January 15-21

NCW - Join us for WSU Tree Fruit Extension Programs in North CentralWashington on January 15, 16, 17, 21, and February 5, 2019.

Co-sponsored by Northwest Cherries, Pear Bureau Northwest, NCWFieldmen's Association, Chelan Future Farmers of America and theOkanogan Horticultural Association. These events provide the latestresearch-based information on horticulture, pest and disease management. We hope you will join us to network and learn this winter.

For agendas and additional information visit treefruit.wsu.edu/events

Pesticide update credits will be awarded for program attendance 2-3 credits per session dependent on WSDA approval. No pre-registration required for sessions.

New this year: Networking lunch. Pre-registration required for lunch. Networking lunch provides an opportunity to learn and network with your peers and visiting speakers. Thank you to lunch sponsors: Apple Day: FMC; Pear Day: NovaSource, Nichino, NCW Fieldmens Assoc.; Stone Fruit Day: Wilson Orchard and Vineyard Supply. Register for lunch https://networkinglunch_ncw_treefruitdays.eventbrite.com.

North Central Washington Stone Fruit Day
Tuesday, January 15, 2019, 8:45 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Wenatchee Convention Center Co-Sponsored by WSU Extension and NW Cherries Topics include: Blue Orchard Bees for Improving Pollination; Cherry Horticulture; Cherry Market Update; Fire! The Many Issues of Smoke-Filled Skies; New Canadian Varieties; Testing insecticide attractants and oviposition deterrents for spotted-wing drosophila in cherry orchards; Cherry Powdery Mildew Management and Fungicide Resistance Results; Samurai Wasp Potential to Keep BMSB in Check; Good bird/bad bird: beneficial predators or danger to food safety? Agenda at http://treefruit.wsu.edu/event/ncw-stone-fruit-day/

Manejo de Frutales
Tuesday, January 15, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., Wenatchee Convention Center. Co-Sponsored by WSU Extension and NCW Fieldmen's Association. Topics include: Manejo del riego para mejorar la calidad de la fruta (Improving Irrigation for Better Quality Fruit); Absorción y distribución de nutrientes en diferentes cultivares de manzano (Nutrient Absorption and Distribution); Palomilla de Manzana (Codling Moth Management); Identificación y manejo de la cenicilla del manzano y peral (Identification and Management of Apple Powdery Mildew); Cuidando su Salud en la Huerta (Pesticide Safety); Prevención y Control de Mancha de Fuego (Fire Blight) Agenda at http://treefruit.wsu.edu/event/manejo-de-frutales/

North Central Washington Pear Day
Wednesday, January 16, 2019, 8:45 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Wenatchee Convention Center. Co-sponsored by WSU Extension and Pear Bureau Northwest. Improving Irrigation for Bigger Fruit and Less Cork; Pear Scion and Rootstock Trials; Marketing and Promotion Update; Natural Enemies in Pear Orchards; Native Psyllids in Washington and Oregon - How Might they Impact Pear Psylla; Assembling the Pear IPM Toolbox; Fighting Fire Blight. Agenda at http://treefruit.wsu.edu/event/ncw-pear-day-2019/

North Central Washington Apple Day
Thursday, January 17, 2019, 8:45 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Wenatchee Convention Center. Co-Sponsored by WSU Extension and NCW Fieldmen's Association. Topics include: Horticulture for WA38 and other New Varieties; Learning from Recent Research - Respiration and Stem Clipping in WA38; Nutrient Absorption and Distribution in WA38, Honey Crisp, Gala, Fugi and Granny Smith; WA38 Horticulture Research Update; Getting Produce Safety Rule Ready for 2019; Old Diseases New Viruses; Codling Moth Management; Evaluating Fire Blight Cultivar Susceptibility; Fire Blight - Using Apogee and Regalia at Pink to Reduce Flower Infections; Fire Blight Management. Agenda at http://treefruit.wsu.edu/event/ncw-apple-day-2/

Lake Chelan
Horticultural Day
Monday, January 21, 2019, 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Chelan High School. Co-sponsored by WSU Extension and Chelan Future Farmers of America. Topics include: Managing Little Cherry Virus; Cherry Varieties - Summerland; Blue Orchard Bees for Improving Pollination; Pear IPM; Using Native Covers to Attract Beneficial Predators and Pollinators; Getting Produce Safety Rule ready for 2019; d'Anjou Pear Sorting by Predicting Dry Matter and its Effect on Consumer Preference; Blossom Thinning - 50 years of research and reminders; Managing Post Harvest Diseases Agenda at http://treefruit.wsu.edu/event/chelan-hort-day-2019/

Okanogan Horticultural Society Meeting
Tuesday, February 5, 2019 Agriplex, Omak, Wash. Co-Sponsored by Okanogan Horticultural Society Topics include: Sterile codling moth distribution in the orchard; Sterile Insect Release for Codling Moth Control; Getting to Know the Good Guys in our Orchards; Secondary Pest Update: Apple Maggot, Clear Wing, Apple Leaf Curl Midge, BMSB; Cherry Powdery Mildew Management and Fungicide Resistance Results; Fire Blight Common Questions and Answers; Afternoon Spanish Session: Manejo de Fuego Bacteriano* (Fire Blight Management); Cuidando su Salud en la Huerta* (Pesticide Safety); Palomilla de Manzana* (Codling Moth Management); Conociendo los Insectos Buenos en la Huerta* (Getting to Know the Good Guys in our Orchards). Agenda at http://treefruit.wsu.edu/event/okanogan-horticultural-meeting/

For more information visit treefruit.wsu.edu/events or contact Tianna DuPont tianna.dupont@wsu.edu (509) 293-8758. Extension programs and employment are available without discrimination. Evidence of noncompliance may be reported through your local extension office.

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