Orchard Pest Management
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.
In addition, you'll learn the protocols for determining what management strategies to use and when. Covers organic and conventional practices.
Our instructor is Gary Moulton, now retired after leading the Fruit Horticulture program at the Washington State University Research Station in Mt. Vernon since 1991.
He 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, Gary is known as the 'go-to' guy on raising high-quality fruit and wine grapes on the "wetside" of Washington state.
WSU Snohomish County Extension's Cougar Auditorium (View)
600 128th St SE
Everett, WA 98908
|Kid Friendly: No|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|