Lynn Ketchum

Fruit Trees

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Introduction to Olives in Oregon

This webinar is part of the 2019 series of Advanced Training Webinars for Master Gardeners sponsored by Oregon State University Extension. Heather Stoven and Victoria Binning of the OSU Extension Small Farms Program will introduce olives as both an ornamental and production plant. Can you grow them in Oregon? What conditions do they prefer? They will discuss a little of the ...

Heather Stoven, Victoria Binning | Nov 2019 | Video

Researchers determine ideal areas and timing for biological control of invasive stink bug

Biological control of the brown marmorated stink bug, an invasive pest that devastates gardens and crops, would be more effective in natural areas bordering crops or at times when certain insecticides aren’t being applied.

Chris Branam | Jun 10, 2019 | News Story

Sweet Cherry Compatibility and Bloom Timing Chart

Most cherry trees need a pollinizer variety that blooms at the same time in order for pollination to occur.

Jan 2013 | Article

Understanding and Preventing Sweet Cherry Fruit Cracking

Fruit cracking in sweet cherries can have a severe economic impact in the Pacific Northwest, even with new optical sorters. This publication helps growers understand the causes of cracking and describes cultural practices that can minimize cracking.

Lynn Long, Clive Kaiser, Linda Brewer | Feb 2019 | OSU Extension Catalog

Tree Pruning Basics

A properly pruned tree looks as natural as possible; the tree’s appearance reflects its fundamental form and character. The pruner must be sensitive to maintaining this structural integrity, in addition to knowing a bit about tree biology and proper pruning principles.

Nov 2012 | Article

Cemetery Block Cherry Variety Trial 2005-2018

Fruit characteristics of sweet cherry cultivars and selections under evaluation in The Dalles at the Cemetery Block. All data was evaluated from 25 samples of each cultivar.

Lynn Long | Sep 2018 | Educational Document

An Integrated Pest Management Strategic Plan for Sweet Cherries in Oregon and Washington

This plan lists major pests, current management practices, critical needs, and efficacy ratings of pest-management tools in sweet cherry production. Practices are organized by growth stage, making it easier to plan year-round management practices.

Katie Murray, Paul Jepson | Sep 2018 | OSU Extension Catalog