Stone Fruit II

Thursday, February 11, 2021
2:30 PM - 4:45 PM

Tree Fruit

2:30 PM - 3:00 PM

**Changes in Application Exclusion Zone for Orchard Pesticide Applications

Discussion on changes in the exclusion zone when applying pesticides to orchards.

James Harvey, Penn State University

Linda Fetzer, Penn State University

3:00 PM - 3:30 PM

*Integrated Weed Management in Peach Orchards

Using multiple tactics to control weeds in peach orchards.

Dr. Thierry Besancon, Rutgers University

3:30 PM - 4:15 PM

Sweet Cherry Pruning & Training in Evolving Production Systems & the Physiological Basis

Discussion of newer pruning and training systems for sweet cherries and the phyiological reasoning behind their use.

Dr. Greg Lang, Michigan State University

4:15 PM - 4:45 PM

*Bacterial Diseases of Stone Fruit

This past spring we saw considerable problems with some bacterial disease due to cold and wet weather specifically with Blossom blast.

Dr. Kari Peter, Penn State University