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NC-140 Annual Meeting

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Mountain Horticultural Crops Research and Extension Center

455 Research Drive

Mills River, NC 28759

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Location: Mountain Horticultural Crops Research and Extension Center (MHCREC). 455 Research Drive Mills River, NC 28759. Van transport to the MHCREC will be provided.

Hotel: Holiday Inn & Suites Arden – Asheville Airport.

Includes a free shuttle from the Asheville Regional Airport (AVL), approximately 1-mile away.

A block of 50 rooms is reserved (25 king bedrooms and 25 double queen) at $123.17 per room. This rate includes breakfast and total taxes. To accommodate the travel needs of all participants, the block extends from November 12 to 16. To receive block pricing, the deadline for hotel reservations is October 21st.

For reservations, call 828-684-6000. Indicate that you are part of the NC140 Regional Rootstock Project (Group Code: RRP). A credit card number will be required to reserve a room.

Travel: The Asheville Regional Airport (AVL) is the most convenient airport in the region and is located in close proximity to the hotel and MHCREC (less than a 5-minute drive to either site).

There are two alternative airports that may have lower airfare:

Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport (GSP). A rental car would be required to travel to the greater Asheville area (~1 hour drive).

Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT). Shuttles are available from CLT (~2 hour drive) to a nearby hotel (Clairon Inn – Asheville Airport). There are 5 shuttles throughout the day - $85 per traveler (one-way). See http://www.ashevilleshuttle.com/


General Agenda:

Tuesday, Nov. 13: Travel Day

Wednesday, Nov 14:

7:30 am Registration

8am-12pm Business Meeting

12pm-1pm Lunch

1pm-5pm Continue Business Meeting/State Reports

5pm Tour of the Mountain Horticultural Crops Research Station and research plantings

6:30pm Dinner on your own

Thursday, Nov. 15:

8:00am Graduate Student Reports

10:00am Business meeting/State Reports (Cont.)

12pm-1pm Lunch

1:00pm Tour of commercial orchards in Henderson County, NC

Dinner at local establishment in Henderson County

9:30pm Return to hotel

Friday, Nov. 16: Travel Day

Meeting Sponsor: The North Carolina Apple Growers Association


*If you have dietary restrictions, please let Jessica Edney know. (828-684-3562 or jessica_edney@ncsu.edu)

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Mountain Horticultural Crops Research and Extension Center

455 Research Drive

Mills River, NC 28759

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