University of Vermont

UVM Fruit

Tree Fruit: Meeting Information

See also: Cider

124th Annual Meeting: February 13, 2020

8:30        Registration

9:00        News from the UVM Apple Program
Dr. Terence Bradshaw, UVM Tree Fruit and Viticulture Specialist

9:15        Developing an Integrated Pest & Pollinator Management Plan for New England Apple Production              
Dr. Anna Wallingford, University of New Hampshire Extension State Specialist, Entomology & IPM

10:00     News from the Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food, and Markets
Alyson Eastman, Deputy Secretary of Agriculture  

10:15     FSMA Produce Safety Rule & Vermont Produce Program
Tucker Diego, Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets

10:45     What's Next for New England Apples?
Russell Powell, New England Apple Association

11:05     Grower Panel: Trends in Apple Cultivars
Dr. Terence Bradshaw, moderator
Russell Powell, New England Apple Association

11:45     VTFGA Business Meeting
Eric Boire, VTFGA President

12:00     LUNCH

1:00        Decision Support Systems should drive IPM in your orchard
Elizabeth Garofalo, UMASS Cooperative Extension Fruit Specialist

1:45        Old and new insect pests for 2020 tree fruit management            
Dr. Anna Wallingford

2:30        Future Direction of the Vermont Tree Fruit Growers Association
Rose Wilson, Rose Wilson Consulting LLC

3:00       Tips and Techniques for Marketing Your Crop
Rose Wilson, Rose Wilson Consulting LLC

4:00        Adjourn

Scouting Workshop (Apple): May 16, 2019. UVM HREC, Burlington VT

Vermont Tree Fruit Growers' Association

2019 Annual Meeting: February 14, 2019. Middlebury, VT American Legion
2018 Annual Meeting: February 15, 2018. Middlebury, VT American Legion
2017 Annual Meeting
2016 Annual Meeting
2015 Annual Meeting

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