Advancing Your Orchard Management Workshop

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This tree fruit production workshop will provide growers with information on new techniques and advances in pruning and training fruit trees. Guest speakers at the workshop include Dr. Stefano Musacchi from Washington State University and Dr. Greg Lang from Michigan State University who are internationally recognized leaders in tree fruit production research and extension. This workshop will allow growers to see pruning demonstrations; discuss high density planting training and orchard management; and get recommendations and valuable feedback that may help to improve their production practices in apple, peach and pear orchards.


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Stop #1: High density apple orchard block - Moyer Orchards & Vineyards

9:30 a.m. - Moyer Orchards and Vineyards, 183/185 Ridge Rd W, Grimsby

Training and pruning high density apples in a tall spindle system and discussion on adaptation to mechanization - Dr. Stefano Musacchi, WSU

10:30 a.m. Travel to Thwaites Farm, Townline Road & Line 3, Virgil

Stop #2 - High density pear orchard block, Thwaites Farm Ltd.

11:15 a.m. - Thwaites Farms Ltd., Townline Road & Line 3, Virgil

Training and pruning high density pears in both a tall spindle and double leader system - Dr. Stefano Musacchi, WSU

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