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Utah State Horticulture Association 2005 Convention
Speakers and Topics
Monday, January 24, 2005
Orchard Field Day, bus will pick us up at the Santaquin City Center (45 West 100 South) at 8:30 AM. The bus will return there later in the day. Lunch will be served at the Santaquin City Center, 100 S. 50 W, hosted by Harward Irrigation and IFA
Tuesday, January 25, 2005
8:00 AM Registration
9:00 AM Welcome and Remarks by President Roger Bennett
9:10 AM Earl Seeley Tart Cherry Nutrition: How to Grow Larger Fruit
9:55 AM Diane Alston Alternatives for Cherry Fruit Fly Management
10:40 AM Break  
11:00 AM William Kemp Blue Orchard Bee Biology and Management
11:45 AM Shawn Steffan Factors That Influence Spray Coverage of Orchard Trees, Peach Twig Borer Monitoring, Degree-Day Model, and Management
12:30 PM Lunch  
1:30 PM Essi Fallahi Peach and Apple Blossom Thinning
2:15 PM Schuyler Seeley Small Fruits: Diversifying and Minimizing Risks
3:00 PM Break  
3:30 PM Sherm Thomson Rapid Detection of Epiphytic Flower Populations of Erwinia amylovora to Improve Spray Timing for Control of Fire Blight
4:10 PM Rafael Valdez Discussion Panel: Labor Contracting: How Can We Make It Work For Utah?
5:15 PM   Adjourn
7:00 PM   Banquet at the Southridge Farms Red Barn in Santaquin
Wednesday January 26, 2005
8:30 AM Essi Fallahi Overview of Idaho Pomology Research Program
9:15 AM Manuel Cunha Future Labor Needs of U.S. Agriculture
10:30 AM Break  
11:00 AM James Riley Utah Water Rights
11:45 AM Shawn Steffan Control of Prionus Root Borer in Sweet Cherry With Admire Insecticide
12:15 PM   Convention Adjourns
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