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March 15

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MARCH March 15 Women in Agriculture Conference, held simul- taneously in multiple locations in Washington, Oregon, and Idaho. Contact Donna Rolen, (509) 745-8531, e-mail, or visit the Web site March 18-19 Cider Apples: The Future is Now! Workshop, Big Bend Community College, Moses Lake, Washington. Contact Karen Mauden at Northwest Agriculture Business Center, (425) 466-8722 or e-mail Register online at March 20 Columbia Gorge Invasive Species and Exotic Pest Workshop, Rock Creek Hegewald Center Auditorium, Stevenson, Washington. Contact Emily Stevenson, (509) 427-3941; e-mail, or check the Web site March 20 Western Washington Wine and Grapes Workshop, South Seattle Community College, 6000 16th Avenue Southwest, Seattle, Washington. Contact Michelle Moyer, (509) 786-9234, e-mail michelle.moyer@wsu. edu, or register online at March 21 Biocontrol Workshop, WSU Irrigated Agriculture Research and Extension Center, Prosser, Washington. Organized by WSU Decision Aid System. 9:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m. March 27 Heat Illness Prevention Training, UC Cooperative Extension, Fresno, California, 10 a.m.–noon. For information, e-mail terandrews@phs. March 29-30 Taste Washington, CenturyLink Field Event Center, Seattle, Washington. For information or tickets, visit APRIL April 1, 2, 3, 4 Supervisor Leadership Training for Spanish-Speaking Employees, several dates/locations: Wenatchee, April 1; Pasco, April 2; Yakima, April 3; Salem, Oregon, April 4. Presented by the Washington Farm Labor Association. Contact Rebekah, (360) 455-8064, ext. 6, or visit http:// wafl April 24 Pear Bureau Northwest and Fresh Pear Committee joint meeting, Sheraton Portland Airport Hotel, Portland, Oregon. Contact Jessica Livesay, (503) 652-9720. MAY May 18–21 National Grape & Wine Policy Conference, Holiday Inn Capitol, Washington, D.C. Registration before April 30, $350; after April 30, $425. For information, e-mail AUGUST August 6–9 Home Orchard Society/North American Fruit Explorers/ California Rare Fruit Growers Joint Meeting, McMenamins Edgefi eld Inn, Portland, Oregon. For information, visit GOOD FRUIT GROWER MARCH 15, 2014 41 GOOD TO GO For a complete listing of upcoming events, check the Calendar at www.goodfruit. com. Coral Champagne. breaking out This year we're Benton ™ t#JOHt#MBDL5BSUt#MBDL1FBSM ® Brooks ™ t#VSHVOEZ1FBSM ® t$IFMBO ™ $PSBM$IBNQBHOFt$SJTUBMJOB ™ &CPOZ1FBSM ® t-BQJOTt3BEJBODF1FBSM ® 3BJOJFSt4FMBI ™ t4LFFOB ™ t4XFFUIFBSU ™ Tulare ™ t7BOT 10500 Brentwood Blvd., Brentwood, CA 94513 800.634.1671 or 925.634.2191 (Alison Clegg or Richard Chavez) 877.457.6901 (Henry Sanguinetti) Fax 925.634.6040 For more information about Coral Champagne or our other cherry varieties visit us at XXXQSPUSFFOVSTFSZDPNDIFSSJFTIUN Available on Colt, Gisela ® , Krymsk ® , Mahaleb, PS.B[[BSE *Not all varieties are available on all rootstocks. Call for specific grafting information. If you are looking to celebrate this year with one of the sweet varieties that is on the rise, we've got Coral Champagne cherry trees now for 2014 planting. This variety has a flavorful, deep red-wine fruit, and UC Davis reports that it is 9-10 days earlier than Bing. The flesh is firm but juicy and has a pretty coral pink color. In addition to Coral Champagne, which is available immediately, ProTree Nursery, LLC also has a wide assortment of cherry varieties and rootstocks to choose from for shipment in 2015. Call us today to place your order for delivery from the following tree varieties: Coral Champagne the Champagne. Wine Yakima Valley releases video W ine grape growers and wineries of Yakima Valley have released a short video to tell the story about the qual- ity of Yakima Valley grapes and wines and highlight contri- butions made by growers and winemakers to Washington State's wine industry. The video is available free to businesses and media who are interested in sharing the Yakima Valley story during Washington Wine Month, March 2014. Wine Yakima Valley is a member organization of wineries and growers whose mission is to strengthen awareness of and attract wine enthusiasts to Yakima Valley's wine country. For more information, contact Barbara Glover at (509) 965-5201 or e-mail wineyakimavalley@ To view the video, go to Download it at https://www.dropbox. com/sh/osnyne8ilx6uc16/xoILpYvvVc?n=90562136.

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