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Fruit Workshop at ISCAOC


January 10, 2014

Illinois Specialty Crop, Agritourism, Organic Conference, Springfield, IL

9:00 Managing Apple Scab. Mohammad Babadoost, University of Illinois

9:45 Using SmartFresh™ to Maintain Postharvest Quality in Retail Apple Operations. Mike Parker, North Carolina State University

10:30 'EverCrisp' and the Midwest Apple Improvement Associaiton. David Doud, David Doud's Countyline Orchard, Wabash IN

11:10 2014 Summer Horticulture Day. Tom Schwartz, Schwartz Orchards, Centralia, IL

11:45 Lunch in the Trade Show

1:30 New Uses of ReTain for Harvest Management in Peaches and Apples. Jim Wargo, Valent Biosciences

2:05 Sunburn of Apples: Causes and Prevention. Larry Schrader, Washington State University, Emeritus

2:40 Insect Management Updates for Apples, Peaches, and Brambles. Rick Weinzierl, University of Illinois

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