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Basics of Organic Apple Orchard Management

Michael Fields Agricultural Institute

Saturday, March 8, 2014 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM (CST)

East Troy, WI

Basics of Organic Apple Orchard Management

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Regular Ended $40.00 $0.00
CRAFT/Fairshare Ended $32.00 $0.00

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This workshop will cover the key principles and approaches to managing your apple trees organically. The presenter will utilize an integrated approach to the delivery of content. The following topics will be included: variety selection, thinning, managing the orchard floor, insects, pests and diseases that threaten orchard health, as well as, strategies that pomote fertility. A primary focus of the workshop will be distinguishing organic management from the conventional horticultural methods of growing apples. Beginners and those with experience are invited to attend this workshop. 

Level: Beginner/Intermediate

  Cost: $40/$32    

Instructor: Deirdre Birmingham, MFAI Grant Advisor and The Cider Farm

                                                                                

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Michael Fields Agricultural Institute
W2493 County Road Es
East Troy, WI 53120

Saturday, March 8, 2014 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM (CST)


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Michael Fields Agricultural Institute

We are a non-profit organization with the mission to cultivate the ecological, social, economic, and spiritual vitality of food and farming systems through education, research, policy and market development.

We envision an ever-creative cultural process in which farmers and consumers create agricultural landscapes with healthy regional systems of land use, food production and distribution.

Since our founding in 1984, we have worked to realize this vision.

Please inquire if special arrangements may be needed.

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