Annual Summer Meeting of the Massachusetts Fruit Growers’ Association

and UMass Orchard tour, in cooperation with University of Massachusetts Fruit Program

WEDNESDAY, July 13, 2016
UMass Cold Spring Orchard
391 Sabin St., Belchertown, Massachusetts

10:00 AM Welcome -- Duane Greene, University of Massachusetts
10:15 AM Orchard Tour, including pathology, entomology, horticulture research & updates
NOON Catered Lunch* provided with the registration charge
1:15 PM Welcome to the Annual Summer Meeting and announcements -- Glen Cook, President
1:20 PM UMass update
1:30 PM Educational Program -- Win Cowgill "38 Years of Fruit Research& Extension, The Way I See It"

Win Cowgill is Professor Emeritus from Rutgers University and Visiting Scientist at UMASS-Amerest. Win retired April 1, 2016 after 38 years of service at Rutgers. He now owns and operates Win Enterprises International, LLC, a Pomological and Horticultural consulting company. He continues to do contract research on tree fruit and work with commercial fruit growers. He can be reached at 908-489-1476, email: wincowgill@mac.com

2:30 PM Adjourn

2 pesticide license recertification credit hours will be offered for the day.

Registration for this meeting will be $25 for Mass. Fruit Growers’ Association members ($35 for non-members) per person and will include theorchard tour, educational program, pesticide recertification credits, and lunch.

To ensure the availability of the meal, please pre-register by adding the appropriate number and type (member or non-member) registrations to your shopping cart and paying with a credit card.

*We must receive pre-registrations by MONDAY, July 11 to assure availability of the lunch.

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