Annual Summer Meeting of the Massachusetts Fruit Growers’ Association

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

TUESDAY, July 10, 2018
UMass Cold Spring Orchard
391 Sabin St., Belchertown, Massachusetts

9:30 to 10 AM -- Coffee and Donuts, Welcome (Duane Greene)

10 AM -- Orchard Tour, including pathology, entomology, horticulture research & updates

NOON -- BBQ Lunch by Outlook Farm with pre-registration*

1 PM -- Announcements and UMass Updates-- Joanne Dinardo, MFGA President

1:30 PM -- "New Rules for Apple Scab and Fire Blight" Dr. Srdjan Acimovic, Cornell's Hudson Valley Lab

2 PM -- "Got Honeycrisp Time after Time? (And other things you did not know about flower bud initiation!)" Dr. Poliana Francescatto, Cornell's NYSAES at Geneva

2:30 PM -- Adjourn

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

Registration for this meeting will be $35 for Mass. Fruit Growers’ Association members ($45 for non-members) per person and will include the orchard 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 NOON on MONDAY, July 9 to assure availability of the lunch.

PDF version of this announcement (for mail-in registrations paid by check; must be received by July 9!)

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