2016 Pre-Cherry Institute Pruning Tour
Matt Whiting, WSU IAREC, invites you to join the annual pre-Cherry Institute pruning tour – Thursday, January 14, 2016
1:00 pm … Stop 1
WSU Roza Orchard north of Prosser
Nearest intersection is Crosby and Hanks.
Signs are posted with directions.
Demonstration of Gillison mechanical pruning in vertical wall UFO orchard; 6-th leaf Skeena/Gi12 trained to UFO Y-trellis; 3rd leaf KGB
3:30 pm … Stop 2
Maranello Ridge Orchard near Tieton
1130 Uplands Way
Pruning Sweetheart/Mazzard trained to steep leader; 7 x17, 9.5 tons/ac average past 5 years
See link below: