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Hydrologic Outlook issued February 13 at 2:55PM PST until February 14 at 10:00AM PST by NWS

...MILD, WET, AND BREEZY CONDITIONS MAY LEAD TO STREAM RISES... AN UNSETTLED WEATHER PATTERN WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE WEEKEND AND INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK. EXPECT RISING SNOW LEVELS AND MILD TEMPERATURES LEADING TO MELTING OF THE MID AND LOW ELEVATION SNOW. THE SNOW MELT IN COMBINATION WITH RAIN MAY LEAD TO RISES ON MANY OF THE AREA`S STREAMS. TEMPERATURES ON MONDAY...TUESDAY AND

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Annual Cherry Institute set for January

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YAKIMA — The upcoming 71st Annual Cherry Institute will feature sessions on production, pests and the latest fruit research when it gathers here Jan. 10.

The day of workshops will be held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Yakima Convention Center, 10 N. 8th St. Registration for the event, including lunch, is $35. For info, call (509) 453-4837.

Program highlights will include presentations on cherry production in Europe and the honey bee colony collapse, along with updates on managing orchard pests and diseases, the effects of the Affordable Care Act on the tree fruit industry and a review of the 2013 cherry season.

Keynote speaker and National Teacher of the Year Jeffrey Charbonneau, will highlight the luncheon program, which will also feature crowning of the group’s Cherry King. The crowning honors a cherry grower for outstanding service to the industry.

The annual Cherry Institute is sponsored by Northwest Cherry Growers, the Washington State Fruit Commission and Good Fruit Grower Magazine. It is coordinated by the Washington State University county extension offices.

 

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