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Western Campus Fruit Pest and Disease Workshop

August 12 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

Western Campus Fruit Pest and Disease Workshop


This workshop is designed for vineyard and orchard managers to update the industry on current pest and disease issues effecting tree fruit and vines in Colorado.



In this workshop, Colorado State University researchers will provide updates on cytospora, grape powdery mildew, and new pests of concern for the area. We will conclude the workshop with a field walk to identify issues.

The event will be in-person at the Western Campus Center at 3170 B 1/2 Rd, Grand Junction, CO 81503 and take place from 8:30 AM – 12:00 PM Mountain Time.

Preregistration is encouraged but not required.

To register for Wednesday, August 24th, please email Dr. Jane Stewart directly ( for a headcount



8:30-8:45 AM      Registration / Check-in

8:45-9:00 AM      Cytospora Canker Management (Dr. Jane Stewart, CSU)

9:05-9:40 AM      Cytospora Economic Thresholds (Dr. Dana Hoag & Dr. Jude Bayham, CSU)

9:45-10:00 AM      Grape Powdery Mildew (Dr. Charlotte Oliver, CSU)

10:05-10:20 AM      New Pest Alert: American Plum Borer (Dr. Melissa Schreiner, CSU)

10:25-10:40 AM      New Pest Alert: Spotted Wing Drosophila & Spotted Lantern Fly (Dr. Ada Szczepaniec, CSU)

10:45-12:00 PM      Pest and Disease identification in field



Contact Information

For more information on the tasting series, please contact: Dr. Jane Stewart ( or Dr. Charlotte Oliver (




Anyone attending this program who requires auxiliary aids or services, please contact Charlotte Oliver at 434-298-7482 or Extension programs and employment are available to all without discrimination. Evidence of noncompliance may be reported through your local Extension office.


August 12
8:30 am - 12:00 pm


CSU Western Campus
3170 B 1/2 Rd
Grand Junction, CO 81503 United States
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