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November 30, December 1 & 2, 2016 - Lynden, WA

 

Videos of 2011 Presentations

 

Keynote Address: Washington Berries in 2016 - Soaring or Sinking

John Shelford, Shelford Associates

The frozen berry market is changing with a growing number of imports coming from outside North America. John Shelford will discuss the challenges facing the frozen berry category, what buyers are looking for in frozen berries, and how the health benefits associated with blueberries and raspberries are influencing markets.

John Shelford has 35 years of experience in the berry industry, working with several large companies as a sales and marketing expert. His company is currently providing professional services to the produce industry with emphasis on the rapidly growing blueberry sector.
     Video: http://breeze.wsu.edu/p80797846/

 

The Status of Immigration for Agriculture: Developments in Legislative Action, Enforcement, Public Perception and Solutions

Mike Gempler, Executive Director of the Washington Growers League

An overview of the labor needs of the agriculture industry, the trends affecting the agricultural workforce and possible solutions along with current activity in Congress, federal agencies and state and local government and how we can and are influencing that process.

Mike Gempler is the Executive Director of the Washington Growers League in Yakima, WA. The Growers League provides services and advocacy to members on labor and employment issues.
     Video: http://breeze.wsu.edu/p26612428/

 

IPM for Blueberry Growers

Blueberry Pest Management Strategic Plan
Tom Peerbolt, Peerbolt Crop Management
     Video: http://breeze.wsu.edu/p89668733/

Blueberry Decline Associated with Fungal Pathogens in the Pacific Northwest
Siva Sabaratnam, BC Ministry of Agriculture and Lands
     Video: http://breeze.wsu.edu/p73497116/

Bird Damage to Fruit Crops: A New Collaborative Approach Across North America
Karen Steensma, Trinity Western University
     Video: http://breeze.wsu.edu/p39413708/

Weed Management in Blueberry Crops
Tim Miller, WSU Mount Vernon NWREC
     Video: http://breeze.wsu.edu/p38683635/

Those Ever Evolving Pesticide Labels – Provisions of Late
Tom Hoffman, Washington State Dept of Agriculture
     Video: http://breeze.wsu.edu/p85288295/

 

Spotted Wing Drosophila

Spotted Wing Drosophila in Western Washington
Colleen Burrows, WSU Whatcom County Extension
     Video: http://breeze.wsu.edu/p76247391/

Research Updates on SWD management in Blueberry and Red Raspberry
Lynell Tanigoshi, WSU Mount Vernon NWREC
     Video: http://breeze.wsu.edu/p91968963/

Spotted Wing Drosophila: Update for Coastal British Columbia
Tracy Hueppelsheuser, BC Ministry of Agriculture
     Video: http://breeze.wsu.edu/p85848351/

SWD Progress in Oregon
Amy Dreves, Oregon State University
     Video: http://breeze.wsu.edu/p33123079/

SWD in California
Mark Bolda, University of California Extension
     Video: http://breeze.wsu.edu/p16951462/

Trellising Systems for SWD Management
Tom Walters, WSU Mount Vernon REC
     Video: http://breeze.wsu.edu/p72877054/

Berry breeding talk: Summary of past, present, future/issues and genetic problems/intellectual property issues
Pat Moore, Chad Finn, Chaim Kempler, Tom Sjulen, Fall Creek, NW Plant/Joe
     Video: http://breeze.wsu.edu/p86128379/
     Video: http://breeze.wsu.edu/p52044971/
     Video: http://breeze.wsu.edu/p80007767/
     Video: http://breeze.wsu.edu/p60635830/

Buffers for Pesticide

NOAA fisheries
     Video: http://breeze.wsu.edu/p85058272/

 

Blueberry Nutrient Management

David Bryla
     Video: http://breeze.wsu.edu/p21551922/

Bernadine Strik
     Video: http://breeze.wsu.edu/p44854252/

Alan Schrieber
     Video: http://breeze.wsu.edu/p10049771/

 

Washington Blueberry Industry

Alan Schreiber, Grower panel, marketing, etc
     Video: http://breeze.wsu.edu/p60575824/
     Video: http://breeze.wsu.edu/p81687935/

 

 


Washington Small Fruit Conference
&
Lynden Ag Show

November 30 and
December 1 & 2, 2016

Lynden, WA
NW Washington Fairgrounds

 

 

For more information:

WSU Whatcom County Extension
(360) 778-5800

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