Good Fruit Grower

July 1

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GOOD TO GO For a complete listing of upcoming events, check the Calendar at JULY July 9 Wine Cup Golf Tournament, Meadow Springs Country Club, Richland, Washington. Visit www.washington for details. July 25 How To Winerywise, Washington State's guide to sustainable winery practices. Walla Walla Community College, 500 Tausick Way, Center for Enology and Viticulture, Room 1068. Walla Walla, WA. To register, visit the Web site July 26 How To Winerywise, Washington State's guide to sustainable winery practices. Yakima Valley Community College, Grandview Campus, Workforce Building U, Grandview, WA. To register, visit the Web site July 26-27 International Fruit Tree Association Quebec Study Tour 2012, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. For more information, visit the IFTA Web site page=2012StudyTour. July 26-27 Moteur de Vine Motorcycle Ride, Olympic Peninsula, Washington State. Benefit for Walter Clore Wine and Culinary Center in Prosser, Washington. Contact kathy@ or call (509) 786-1000. July 31 How To Winerywise, Washington State's guide to sustainable winery practices. Columbia Winery, 14030 NE 145th Street, Woodinville, WA. To register, visit the Web site AUGUST August 3, 8, 9 Apple exports to Taiwan: Orchard, Bin and Cull Cutter and Codling Moth Sampling Workshop. August 3, WSU Tree Fruit Research and Extension Center, Wenatchee, Washington; August 8, WSDA classroom, Yakima, Washington; August 9, WSU Irrigated Agriculture Research and Extension Center, Prosser, Washington. Contact Wendy Jones at (509) 663-8181, ext. 260, or visit August 7 WSHA Memorial Scholarship Golf Tournament, Lake Chelan Municipal Golf Course, Chelan, Washington. Contact Pam McNeill or Nicole Brunner, (509) 665-9641. August 7 Water: the Foundation of Agricultural Sustainability Conference, Santa Fe, New Mexico. For more information, visit the Web site, August 16-17 2012 Apple Crop Outlook and Marketing Conference, Chicago, Illinois. August 18 Auction of Washington Wines, Chateau Ste. Michelle Winery, Woodinville, Washington. For information, call (206) 326-5770 or go to www.auctionof August 23 Washington State University's fourth annual field day at the Sunrise Research Orchard between Wenatchee and Quincy. New this year, hands-on activities begin at 4 p.m., with formal field day activities at 5 p.m. and dinner to follow. For more information, contact Darla Ewald at or call (509) 663-8181, ext. 250. SEPTEMBER September 5–7 Asia Fruit Logistica and Asiafruit Congress, AsiaWorld-Expo, Hong Kong. Contact Claudia Bach by e-mail or by telephone +49 30 3038 2373, or go online to September 26-28 Macfrut, an international fresh fruit and vegetable exhibition, will be held in Cesena, Italy. For more information, visit NOVEMBER November 3–11 Mechanization and Tree Fruit in Italy and the EIMA/Interpoma exposition. Technical tour with WeCu, Inc. Contact Susan Pheasant, (509) 421-0358 or e-mail November 15–17 Interpoma conference and trade show for cultivation, storage, and marketing of apples, Fiera Bolzano, Italy. Contact Alice Carnellini, +39-059-7863894, or go online to HIRING OPEN HOUSE Saturday July 14th, 2012 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. On-site interviews will be conduted, please bring an updated resume. RDO Equipment Co. is actively seeking service technicians as well as numerous positions in parts, service, and sales. 78200 South Highway 207 Hermiston, OR 97838 Hermiston Store 1707 East James Pasco, WA 99301 Pasco Store Growers on an IFTA tour to New York in 2010 learned from observing excellent orchards. IFTA summer tour S For more information call 1-888-799-2252 ignup is underway for fruit growers planning to attend the International Fruit Tree Association summer tour to the fruit area around Montreal, Canada, July 26-27. Thirteen bus tours stops are planned during the two- day Quebec Study Tour. Details, and provisions for online signup, are on the IFTA Web site at You can sign up online until July 6. Registration costs $400 for members ($525 for non- members), which includes most meals and bus trans- portation. Rooms at the ALT Hotel Quartier DIX30 headquarters are not included in the registration fee. OREGON HERMISTON 78200 South Highway 207 WASHINGTON PASCO 1707 East James GOOD FRUIT GROWER JULY 2012 40 EOE Photo by RichaRd LehneRt

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