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WSU Postharvest Fruit School

March 20 @ 8:00 am - March 22 @ 5:00 pm

$40 - $130

The 2018 Postharvest Fruit School is an excellent opportunity for warehouse and other professionals in the tree fruit and berry industries to deepen and develop their knowledge of post-harvest science and management with lectures, expert panels, demonstrations, and tours.

The speaker line-up will include regional, national,  and international experts. The meeting is being organized by WSU Extension and the Washington Tree Fruit Research Commission.

Visit the Postharvest Fruit School page for detailed information and registration link. Registration opens Nov. 9th

Agenda

2 days of lectures & 1 day of tours

Day 1: Postharvest principles of quality, storage, handling, organics, and pathology

Day 2: Individual topical sessions on apples or berries (morning), and cherries or pears (afternoon)

Day 3: Warehouse tours ( either in Wenatchee or Yakima depending on your session location)

Locations

  • Two-day workshop live-streamed between Wenatchee & Prosser, WA + special berry session live-streamed to Lynden, WA.
  • One-day warehouse tours in Wenatchee & Yakima

Wenatchee: Confluence Technology Center
Prosser: Walter Clore Wine & Culinary Center
Lynden: Mt. Baker Rotary building in the Northwest WA Fair & Event Center (this location is for Day 2 berry session only)

Download the event flyer

Visit the Postharvest Fruit School page for details and updates or please contact the organizers for more information.

Contacts

Rob Blakey – rob.blakey@wsu.edu

Ines Hanrahan – hanrahan@treefruitresearch.com

Gwen Hoheisel – ghoheisel@wsu.edu

Details

Start:
March 20 @ 8:00 am
End:
March 22 @ 5:00 pm
Cost:
$40 - $130

Organizer

Rob Blakey
Phone:
509-608-9394
Email:
rob.blakey@wsu.edu