Pre-Harvest Orchard Meeting hosted by Drumheller’s Orchard

Please make plans to attend the Pre-Harvest Orchard Meeting on Wednesday, August 14that the Drumheller Orchard, south of Lovingston, Va.  We will begin the informational portion of the program at 11:00 a.m.  Please bring a bag lunch for the meeting.  Dessert and beverages will be provided.

Topics at the meeting will include the current status of pests and diseases and maximizing returns through harvest quality and storage considerations.

Directions to Drumheller Orchard, 1130 Drumheller Orchard Ln, Lovingston, VA 22949.  Phone:  (434) 263-5036; Website:

  • Drumheller Orchard is located in Nelson County between the villages of Lovingston and Colleen.  From Lovingston, go south on Route 29 approximately 2  miles
  • At the main entrance to the Nelson County High School (construction in progress) turn right and make an immediate left on Route 741 (Drumheller Orchard lane) and proceed roughly  ½ mile to the end of the road.
  • We will be gathering at the packing shed

Michael W. Lachance

VCE-Agriculture and Natural Resources
Nelson County Unit
8445 Thomas Nelson Highway
Lovingston, VA  22949
434 263 4035
FAX 434 263 4367

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