This webinar was recorded on March 17, 2015
In 2015, apples and pears produced organically under the USDA National Organic Program standard must utilize non-antibiotic materials in spray programs for fire blight suppression. Effective non-anrtiobiotic control programs will be presented with particular emphasis on integrated sequencing of materials. Interactions among non-antibiotic materials and their potential to cause russeting on developing fruits will be addressed.
Ken Johnson is Professor of Plant Pathology at Oregon State University, Corvallis.
Rachel Elkins is a University of California Cooperative Extension Farm Advisor and is located in Lake County (Lakeport), CA.
Tim Smith is a Washington State University Cooperative Extension Area Agent and is located in Chelan County (Wenatchee), WA.
This group has been involved with fire blight management for over 20 years.
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