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March 1

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GOOD TO GO For a complete listing of Novel pest controls upcoming events, check the D r. Jerry Cross, an entomologist at East Malling Research in the United Kingdom, will speak during the B.C. Tree Fruit Horticultural Symposium on March 6 and 7 about novel methods of managing pests in the United Kingdom. The symposium will be held at Trinity Baptist Church, Kelowna, British Colmbia, Canada. Also on the program are Larry Lutz with Scotian Gold in Nova Scotia, who will talk about growing Honeycrisp; Tim Smith with Washington State University Extension, who will discuss weed, sucker, fireblight, and pest control; Lynn Long with Oregon State University Extension, who will report on cherry rootstocks; and a number of British Columbia speakers. For information, call (250) 762-5226 or check the Web site Calendar at www March 5 Michigan Spring Peach Update, Southwest Michigan Research & Extension Center, Benton Harbor, Michigan. For additional information, contact Bill Shane, (269) 944-1477 or visit March 6���7 B.C. Tree Fruit Horticultural Jerry Cross will be a presenter at the B.C. Tree Symposium, Trinity Baptist Church, Fruit Horticultural Symposium on in March. Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada. For information, call (250) 490-5717, March 8 e-mail, or go to March 7 Tree Fruit Ski Day, Mission Ridge, near Wenatchee, Midwest Soil Improvement Symposium/Conservation Tillage Washington, benefit for Doug Zahn Memorial Scholarship and Technology Conference, McIntosh Center, Ohio Northern Fund. Contact Dan Kelly, (509) 662-6181, dkelly@waclear, or register at Washington Growers Clearing University, Ada, Ohio. For more information, call Amy at House Web site, (563) 320-2247 or visit photo by geraldine warner MARCH March 10���12 California Small Farm Conference, Radisson Hotel & Conference Center, Fresno, California. For information, MAY May 29-30 Pear Bureau Northwest annual meeting, Embassy Suites Downtown Portland Hotel, Portland, Oregon. Contact Ashley Lathrop, phone (503) 652-9720, e-mail alathrop@usa; Web site APRIL April 25 Pear Bureau Northwest/Fresh Pear Committee joint board meetings, Sheraton Portland Airport Hotel, Portland, Oregon. Contact Ashley Lathrop, phone (503) 652-9720, e-mail; Web site JUNE June 12���14 Agricultural Transportation Coalition annual meeting, San Frandcisco, Caifornia. For information, call (202) 783-3333, e-mail, or visit Certi���ed Organic & Kosher crop aid that reduces sources of food to pests and bacteria PREHARVEST PROGRAM treats ��� ���re blight ��� mildew ��� scab ��� gummosis ��� codling moth ��� woolly aphid Also, increases sugar Brix in leaves & fruit. POST-HARVEST PROGRAM reduces ��� decay and rot in storage ��� ethylene production Tree Wash is not a pesticide. For more information, please call us or visit our Web site. Roger & Sally Ellis Organic Farms LLC Rober Ellis (509) 945-1718 Jim Davis (509) 945-2946 40 MARCH 1, 2013 GOOD FRUIT GROWER

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