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


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