NC-140 Annual Meeting

Agenda

  • Wednesday, November 9, 2016
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    8:00 AM  -  5:30 PM
    Day 1: NC-140 Annual Meeting (Includes lunch option)  (Ramada Inn)
    • Welcome & Agenda Approval/Corrections
    • Penn State College of Agricultural Sciences Administrative Welcome
    • Approval of 2015 Minutes
    • Introduction of Members
    • Discuss Future Meeting Sites
    • Administrative Report by Ron Perry
    • Website Update
    • Report From the Project Rewrite Committee
    • Rootstock Trail Reports
      • 2009 Pear Rootstock - Rachel Elkins
      • 2009 Peach Rootstock - Greg Reighard
      • 2009 Peach Physiology - Rich Marini
      • 2010 Apple Rootstock - Wes Autio
      • 2010 Sweet Cherry Rootstock & Training Systems - Greg Lang
      • 2013 Pear Training/Spacing/Rootstock - Todd Elnhorn
      • 2014 Apple Rootstock - John Cline
      • 2014 Organic Apple Rootstock - Wes Autio
      • 2019 Pear Rootstock
    • Future Trials
      • Greg Lang volunteered to coordinate an apricot trial
      • Stephano Musacchi and Essi Fallahi will coordinate future apple trails
      • There was discussion about a plum rootstock trial, but no volunteers to coordinate it.
    5:30 PM 
    Dinner On Your Own
  • Thursday, November 10, 2016
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    8:00 AM  -  11:15 AM
    Day 2: NC-140 Annual Meeting  (Ramada Inn)
    11:30 AM 
    Board Blue Bus & Travel to Ag Progress Days Special Events Building
    12:00 PM 
    Box Lunch  (APD Special Events Bldg.)
    12:30 PM 
    Tour NC-140 Plots  (Horticulture Research Farm)
    2:00 PM 
    Board Fullington Bus & Travel to Ridgetop Orchards, Fishertown, PA
    3:30 PM 
    Tour Ridgetop Orchards  (Ridgetop Orchards)
    5:30 PM 
    Travel to Omni Bedford Springs
    6:00 PM 
    Group Dinner  (Bedford Springs)
    8:00 PM 
    Travel back to Ramada Inn, State College
    9:30 PM 
    Arrive back at Ramada Inn, State College
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