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Washington Small Fruit Conference

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

2015 Presentations

 

 

 

Keynote & Commissions

 

Keynote: Berry Health

- Brit Burton-Freeman, Director, Center for Nutrition Research, IIT

Presentation (pdf)


Commission Event: Investing in Your Farm's Future:
Progress and Direction of the WRRC and NPRC

Presentation (pdf)


The Future of the Blueberry Industry and the Direction of the WA Blueberry Commission

Presentation (pdf)

Presentation (pdf)


 

Cultural Management

 

Understanding Pollination Limitations in Blueberry and Pollinator Protection

- Lisa Devetter, Assistant Professor, Small Fruit Horticulture, WSU

Presentation (pdf)


Understanding Honey Bee Biology and Decline

- Tim Lawrence, Assistant Professor/County Director, WSU

Presentation (pdf)


Applications of Foliar Nutrients for Improved Fruit Set in Blueberry: Year 1

- Lisa Devetter, Assistant Professor, Small Fruit Horticulture, WSU

Presentation (pdf)


Determining Cold Hardiness in Washington Blueberry:

- Lisa Devetter, Assistant Professor, Small Fruit Horticulture, WSU

Presentation (pdf)


Comparing Revenues for different Albion Planting Dates:

- Eric Gerbrandt, Agriculture Instructor, UFV

Presentation (pdf)


 

Food Safety

 

Food Safety Modernization Act Update

- Barara Rasco, Director, School of Food Science, WSU/UI

Presentation (pdf)


Recent Food Safety Recalls & Risks

- Meijun Zhu, Associate Professor, WSU

Presentation (pdf)


Food Safety as a Culture on Your Farm

- Charles Breen, Senior Consultant, CMBreen LLC

Presentation (pdf)


Company Experiences with Food Safety

- Walter Ram, Vice President of Food Safety - The Giumarra Companies

Presentation (pdf)

Listeria Guidance (pdf)


 

Labor Issues

 

Labor Briefing

- Rick Anderson, wafla

Presentation (pdf)


H-2A/H-2B Foreign Labor Certification

- Patricia Taylor, wafla

Presentation (pdf)


An Agency Just Showed Up: Now What?

- Dan Fazio, wafla

Presentation (pdf)


 

Marketing

 

Buyer Panel

 


 

Pest Management

 

Relationship between MRLs and SWD Efficacy in Blueberry and Danitol/Brigade Degradation Curves in Red Raspberry

- Bev Gerdeman, WSU NWREC

Presentation (pdf)


Microsprinkler Potential for Control of SWD in Blueberry

- Hollis Spitler, WSU NWREC

Presentation (pdf)


How to Control Fungicide Resistant Botrytis in Raspberry

- Alan Schreiber, Ag Development Group

Presentation (pdf)


2015 Crayfish Kill in Tenmile Creek: Results and Recommendations

- Abigail Nickelson, WSDA

Presentation (pdf)


Fungicide Resistance of Botrytis Affecting Small Fruit in the Pacific Northwest

- Tobin Peever, WSU

Presentation (pdf)


Advances in Mummyberry Control

- Alan Schreiber, Ag Development Group

 

 

Presentation (pdf)


Mummyberry of Blueberries in the Pacific Northwest

- Dalphy Harteveld, WSU

Presentation (pdf)


Control of SWD and Mummyberry in Organic Blueberry

- Alan Schreiber, Ag Development Group

Presentation (pdf)


Evaluation of Streamside Vegetation and its Role in Reducing Pesticide
Loading to Streams

- Kelly Mclain, WSDA

Presentation (pdf)


 

Plant Breeding

 

Small Fruit Breeding at WSU Puyallup

- Pat Moore, WSU

Presentation (pdf)


Update on Raspberry, Blueberry, and Strawberry Breeding in BC

- Michael Dossett, BC Blueberry Council

Presentation (pdf)


On Farm Trials of Promising Blackberry & Raspberry Selections & Varieties

- Tom Peerbolt, Peerbolt Crop Management

Presentation (pdf)


Berry Cultivars and Advanced Selections Ready for Release or Trial

- Chad Finn, USDA-ARS

Presentation (pdf)


Northwest Plant Company Update

- Julie Enfield, Northwest Plant Company

Presentation (pdf)


 

Soils

 

Fumigation Trials in Red Raspberry

- Tom Walters, Walters Ag Research

Presentation (pdf)


Distribution Dynamics of Phytophthora rubi and Root Lesion Nematodes in PNW Red Raspberry Fields

- Duncan Kroese, OSU

Presentation (pdf)


Managing Soilborne Diseases through Removal of Root Inoculm in Red Raspberry

- Lisa DeVetter, WSU

Presentation (pdf)


Soil Quality and Cover Crops in Red Raspberry Production Systems

- Rachel Rudolph, WSU

Presentation (pdf)


Characterizing the Soil Ecology of Red Raspberry Produced under
Different Production Regimes

- Chris Dunlap, USDA-ARS

Presentation (pdf)


 

 

 

 

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