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Chelan Fruit Day

January 15 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Co-sponsored by: WSU Extension and Chelan High School FFA

8:30 – 9:00       Registration, Announcements, FFA Introduction

9:00 – 9:30       Fire Blight: Preventing Infection, Managing Fire Blight in Season in Young TreesTianna DuPont, WSU Extension.

9:30 – 9:55       WA38 updates Kevin Brandt, Kathryn Grandy, PVM. Marketing plans, grade standard, grafting and planting info.

10:00 – 10:30  WA38 Horticulture Update

10:30-10:50     Coffee Break

10:50-11:15     TBA

11:15 -11:45    Wooly Apple Aphid* Robert Orpet, WSU Entomology, TFREC

Noon-1pm       Lunch – Support Chelan FFA – Join us for Lunch!

1:00-1:30          Native Stink Bug Management* Adrian Marshall, Betsy Beers WSU Entomology

1:30-2:00          Identifying Common Weeds in WA* Lynn Sosnoskie, WSU Weed Science

2:00-2:30          Reducing Spray Drift and Improving Spray Efficacy* Gwen Hoheisel, WSU Extension

2:30-3:00          Spotted Wing Drosophila Management Recommendations* Elizabeth Beers, WSU Extension

3:00                    Pesticide Credits and Closing

 Agendas are draft and time are subject to change.

2 to 3 pesticide education credits will be awarded for program attendance based on WSDA approval.

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

If you are interested in joining our trade show contact: Breanne Hanson 509-860-1950. Proceeds benefit the Future Farmers of America Scholarship.


January 15
8:00 am - 5:00 pm


Tianna DuPont


Chelan High School
215 Webster Ave
Chelan, WA 98816 United States
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