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Lynn E. Long
Professor and Extension Horticulturist
Lynn Long is an Extension Horticulturist for Oregon State University. His work is centered in the Mid-Columbia region of Oregon, the main sweet cherry production area of the state. He has served in that position for the last 28 years in The Dalles. Over that time, his work has focused on sweet cherry variety, rootstock and training system evaluations. He has authored or co-authored numerous publications relating to cherry varieties, rootstocks, training systems, pruning and orchard establishment. He has recently completed a sabbatical where he studied rootstock and training system research in France, Italy and Germany. Along with Drs. Greg Lang and Clive Kaiser he is currently writing a grower oriented book on cherry production that will be published by the Good Fruit Grower magazine.
Wasco County Updates
Cherry Topics for the Pacific Northwest
Learn online with our video series!
A collaboration between Lynn Long, OSU and Greg Lang, MSU, this 2-part series contains 8 instructive videos on pruning for dwarfing rootstocks, and 6 videos on how to develop the training systems KGB, UFO, SSA and TSA.
See all the videos, and watch in order HERE.
Other Resources for Cherry Growers
- Weather Station Network
- Orchard Managers Meeting Presentations
- Mid-Columbia Cherry Day Presentations
- Pesticide Recertification Courses
- WSU Organic and Integrated Fruit Tree Production
- USDA Web Soil Survey
- Other Useful Tree Fruit Websites
|February 1||online||Organic Management of Spotted Wing Drosophila (webinar)|
|February 2||Hood River||Cherry Day Meeting & Cherry Research Review|
|February 4||The Dalles||Beekeeping 101|
|February 10||Hood River||Hood River Winter Horticulture Meeting|
|February 14||Hermiston||Private Pesticide Applicator Pre-Exam Training|
|February 15||Parkdale||Meeting: Deer/Elk Damage in Area Orchards|
|February 23||Mosier||Integrating Beneficial Habitat on your Farm|
|March 2||Hood River||Pesticide License Recertification|
|March 14||Wenatchee||Organic Pest & Disease Management Fruit School|
|March 16||The Dalles||Soils Workshop|