Jan 22, 2021
Winter Commercial Tree Fruit School webinars offered by Penn State

The Penn State Extension Winter Commercial Tree Fruit School webinars provide an opportunity for growers to learn about the latest innovations, techniques and concerns for managing orchards in Pennsylvania.

Sessions will review topics including invasive and unexpected fruit pest challenges, a review of the new tree fruit rootstocks, results of the REDpulse Defoliation Trial, best management practices for pesticide storage and safety, new technologies for peach production, and more! Pennsylvania pesticide applicator credits will be offered at each session. There is no fee for these sessions, but registration is required.

Winter Commercial Tree Fruit School: Part I
Monday, February 22, 2021
9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. ET
Credits offered:
Core, Category PC, 02, 18
This session covers new tree fruit rootstocks for apples, peaches, and cherries, the REDpulse Defoliation Trial, nematode management in the age of rapid apple decline, using robotic systems on crop load management for apples, respirator fit test, and a Q & A session.
Winter Commercial Tree Fruit School: Part II
Monday, March 1, 2021
9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. ET
Credits offered:
Core, Category PC, 02, 18
This session covers best management practices for pesticide storage and security, new technologies for peach production, pruning and training the new rootstocks, fungicide update for tree fruit diseases, and an open discussion forum.
Register now
Winter Commercial Tree Fruit School in Spanish
Monday, February 22, 2021
2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. ET
This webinar for Spanish speaking participants is a special session developed for the Latinx community. Unlike the English-language fruit schools, the content of this meeting reflects the practical needs of Latinx business owners and employees involved in tree fruit production and management. This session does not include Pennsylvania pesticide applicator credits. Register now



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