WA 38 Field Day - Storage Evaluation & Mechanical Pruning

WA 38 June Field Days - Storage Evaluation and Mechanical Pruning Demonstration

Thursday June 1, 2016   

9:30 to 11:00 am   WSU ROZA Orchard

3:00 to 4:30 pm   WSU Sunrise Orchard

 

Join us at one or both locations.

 

Horticultural recommendations:

·         See the impact of pruning and training strategies on the canopy.

·         See a demonstration of mechanical pruning.

Storage Evaluations:

·         Review the results of storage evaluations.

·         See how last year’s heat effected fruit quality.

·         See and taste fruit MCP-treated and non-treated.

·         Fruit from two locations with different soils.

 

Directions

WSU Sunrise Orchard, off highway 28 on Sunrise Lane, about 11 miles south of Wenatchee.

WSU ROZA Orchard, 53002 N. Crosby Rd., Prosser, WA 99350 United States

Take N Gap Road North from Prosser, Turn East (right) onto King Tull Rd. Turn left (north) onto Hinzerling, then turn right (east) onto McCready. Follow McCready until Crosby Rd. Turn left (north) onto Crosby Rd. Follow N Crosby Rd crossing over Hanks and then Evans Rd. The WSU ROZA Farm will be on your right between Evans and W Kuhlman Rd.

 

Contacts

Tree Fruit Research and Extension Center (509) 663-8181

Ines Harahan < Hanrahan@treefruitresearch.com > Karen Lewis < kmlewis@wsu.edu>, Stefano Musacchi<stefano.musacchi@wsu.edu>, Tom Auvil <auvil@treefruitresearch.com>, Kate Evans <kate_evans@wsu.edu>