Organic Conferences & Proceedings

2nd International Organic Fruit Research Symposium 2012
eOrganic conducted live broadcasts from the the 2nd International Organic Fruit Research Symposium in Leavenworth, Washington on June 19 and 21, 2012. The recorded presentations from this symposium will be of interest to researchers, Extension professionals, growers, consultants, suppliers, and retailers who wish to learn the latest developments in the worldwide organic fruit supply chain.  Presentation abstracts are also available.

2011 Organic Tree Fruit Session, Washington State Horticultural Association
Organic Tree Fruit Trends. D. Granatstein and E. Kirby, WSU
US organic program equivalency. Linda Condon, WSDA Organic Food Program An organic buyer’s perspective. Peter LeCompte, Earthbound Farms Inc.
An in-store assessment of consumer willingness to pay for organic apples. Nate Skuza, EWU.
Life without antibiotics: understanding flower biology in the development of biologically-based integrate fire blight management strategies. Larry Pusey, USDA-ARS.
Life without antibiotics: non-antibiotic systems approach to fire blight control. Ken Johnson, Oregon State University
Managing soil biology for multiple orchard benefits. Mark Mazzola, USDA-ARS.
Orchard understory management options: moving from headache to money maker. D. Granatstein, WSU.
Making money through tree canopy management: crop load, fruit size, return bloom, and fruit finish. Tory Schmidt, WTFRC.
Orchard system integration from the front line: true life experiences. Mike Robinson, Double Diamond Fruit Co.

Organic Seed Growers Conference Proceedings 2008
Salem, OR. February 2008.

Organic Seed Growers Conference Proceedings 2006
Troutdale, OR. January 2006.

Proceedings: Third National Organic Tree Fruit Research Symposium
Chelan, WA, June 6–8, 2005.

Ecological and Organic Farm Management Workshop Proceedings
Proceedings from Wilsonville, Oregon workshop February 2004.

Getting the Bugs to Work for You: Biological Control in Organic Agriculture
Symposium proceedings from Portland, Oregon November 2004.