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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 Trees* Tianna 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
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 email@example.com 509-860-1950. Proceeds benefit the Future Farmers of America Scholarship.