Sweet cherry growers can learn about the latest research and technology at the upcoming Cherry Fruit School, From Bud to Bucket, hosted by Washington State University Tree Fruit Extension and Oregon State University Extension Service.
The Cherry Fruit School is scheduled on March 12 and 13 at four locations: Wenatchee, Washington; Prosser, Washington; The Dalles, Oregon; and British Columbia, Canada.
Live-streamed presentations from nationally and internationally recognized sweet cherry experts will focus on a wide variety of topics, including markets and economics; cultivars and rootstocks; orchard systems; soil, plant and water relations; and harvesting.
Each session will include a dynamic conversation with growers from three different production areas in the Pacific Northwest: North Central Washington, South Central Washington and The Dalles.
Preregistration is required. Go to treefruit.wsu.edu/wsufruitschool for more details and to register. The registration fee is $140 before Feb. 28 and $180 from Feb. 29 to March 5. Registration closes March 5.