North Central Washington Tree Fruit Days January 15-21 in Wenatchee and Chelan and February 5 in Omak

 

NCW - Join us for WSU Tree Fruit Extension Programs in North Central

Washington on January 15, 16, 17, 21, and February 5, 2019.

Co-sponsored by Northwest Cherries, Pear Bureau Northwest, NCW

Fieldmen's Association, Chelan Future Farmers of America and the

Okanogan Horticultural Association. These events provide the latest

research-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 am to 3:00 pm

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 @ 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

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 am to 3:30 pm

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 am to 3:00 pm

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 am to 3:00 pm

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

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