Lynn Long Wasco County Horticulture Cherries

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Lynn E. Long
Professor and Extension Horticulturist

Lynn Long Wasco County Extension Horticultural Agent

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

Crop Update                                   
Updated 7/14/16

Spotted Wing Drosophila Counts              
Updated 7/14/16

Featured Publications

Cherry Topics for the Pacific Northwest

Other Resources for Cherry Growers

Check out 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, UFD, SSA and TSA.

See all the videos, and watch in order HERE.

Upcoming Events


October 11 Wenatchee, WA WSU Orchard Floor Management - Organic Intensive Workshop
October 12 Hood River  OSHA Pesticide License Recertification Course 
November 8  The Dalles  OSHA Pesticide License Recertification Course 
November 9  Hood River  Core Pesticide Training Session
November 10
(if needed) 
Hood River  Core Pesticide Training Session
November 11 Wenatchee, WA Tilth Conference - Soil: What's in it?

November 30-
December 2 

Portland  National Women in Sustainable Agriculture Conference 


 January 23
(register now!)
online  Blueberry Physiology, Production Systems and Management online course 
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