Tree Fruit Training for Beginners

Tree Fruit and Grape Production

This training will introduce participants to research based information so they can produce quality tree fruit.

  • When

  • November 12, 2016
    (9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.)

  • Where

  • Penn State Extension Lycoming County
    542 County Farm Rd
    Montoursville, PA 17754

Who Should Attend?

This training is designed for individuals who have a backyard orchard, want to start an orchard, or are looking to start a small scale commercial orchard.

To Be Covered

  • Site Selection, Soils, Soil Fertility, Liming & pH
  • Cultivars, Rootstocks, Training & Support Systems
  • Fruit Tree Physiology/Pruning
  • Weed Management
  • Insect Management
  • Disease Management
  • Farm Food Safety Introduction
  • Harvest & Storage: Maturity, Storage Temperature




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