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Orchard Pest Management
October 30, 2013 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm$35.00
During this workshop you’ll learn the basic concepts to developing an effective pest management program for your orchard. Discussion will include: routine crop and weather monitoring; timely sampling and proper techniques; identification of pests and diseases common to Western Washington including crop biology, seasonal cycles, and population dynamics; as well as protocols for determining what management strategies to use and when. Covers organic and conventional practices.
When: Wed. March 5, 2014; 6:00pm–9:00pm
Where: WSU Snohomish County Extension Cougar Auditorium
600 – 128th St SE, Everett, WA (McCollum Park)
Cost: $35 per person
Instructor Gary Moulton, now retired after leading the Fruit Horticulture program at the Washington State University Research Station in Mt. Vernon since 1991, holds a master’s from WSU in plant pathology specializing in fruit diseases, and a bachelor’s in pomology/fruit science from Cal-Poly San Luis Obispo.
Currently a consultant to the Western Washington tree fruit and wine grape industries, Moulton is known as the ‘go-to’ person on raising high-quality fruit and wine grapes on the “wetside” of Washington State.