Dear Commercial Tree Fruit Growers:
Below are the dates for the upcoming commercial tree fruit meetings. Drs. Keith Yoder, Chris Bergh, and Greg Peck will be providing updated information and will be available for discussions and concerns regarding the upcoming season. Please find more information and seasonal updates at the Virginia Cooperative Extension – Tree Fruit Website: http://www.anr.ext.vt.edu/tree-fruit/ To receive email notifications of updates and blog posts, simply go to the website and enter your email address on the right hand side at the “Subscribe” tool.
Our third Spring meeting is this week: Thursday, April 23. In-Depth Meeting 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Pathology, Entomology, and Horticulture Updates
Program: Dr. Greg Peck (Horticulturist - Virginia Tech AHS Jr. AREC) & Tom Kon (Penn State PhD student)
Thursday, May 7. Breakfast Meeting 7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.
Pathology, Entomology, and Horticulture Updates and Breakfast Provided
Thursday, May 21. In-Depth Meeting 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Pathology, Entomology, and Horticulture Updates
Program: Dr. Chris Bergh (Entomologist - Virginia Tech AHS Jr. AREC) & Brent Short (Lab Technician - USDA ARS, Kearneysville, WV)
All meetings will be held at the Alson H. Smith Jr. AREC (Winchester Fruit Lab) at 595 Laurel Grove Road, Winchester, Virginia. Directions from I-81: take Stephens City exit (Exit 307). Go west into Stephens City on Fairfax Street and proceed straight through the traffic light onto Rt. 631 (Fairfax Street becomes Marlboro Rd.) and continue west approximately 3.5 miles. Turn right (north) onto Middle Road (Rt. 628) at the “T”. Go 1.5 miles north on Middle Road and turn left (west) onto Laurel Grove Road (Rt.629). Go 0.8 miles to the AREC on the left.
If you are a person with a disability and desire any assistive devices, services or other accommodations to participate in this activity, please contact Mark Sutphin, Frederick County Extension, at (540) 665-5699/TDD (800) 828-1120 during business hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. to discuss accommodations five days prior to the event.