2014 Winter Fruit School Meeting Dates

The 2014 Winter Fruit School dates, times and locations have been set. These in-depth meetings focus on commercial tree-fruit production. The schedule will be similar to the 2013 schedule, with the Patrick-Carroll meeting occurring on Tuesday morning, and the Central Virginia meeting occurring on Wednesday evening. The full list of locations is below, as well as the local contact for each meeting.

Presentations by Extension Specialists will include, woolly apple aphid control, minimizing pre-harvest fruit drop in apple orchards, thrips management in orchards, a spotted winged drosophila update, and disease management updates with a focus on Glomerella leaf spot. Additional programing is still being developed at each location and more details are forthcoming. Pesticide recertification credits are usually available, check with the local contact for more information.

Date Location

Registration opens

Local Contact Contact’s phone number Contact’s email
Tuesday
February 11

Program

Prime Sirloin
1018 Rockford Street
Mt. Airy, NC 27030

9:00AM

Steve Pottorff 276-730-3113 pottorff@vt.edu
Wednesday
February 12

Program

Brambleton Center
3738 Brambleton Avenue SW
Roanoke, VA 24018

8:00AM

Andy Allen 540-864-5812 geallen@vt.edu
Wednesday
February 12

Program

The Nelson Center
8445 Thomas Nelson Highway
Lovingston, VA 22949

4:00PM

Michael Lachance 434-263-4035 lachance@vt.edu
Thursday
February 13

Program

Grave’s Mountain Lodge
Rte. 670
Syria, VA 22743

8:30AM

Kenner Love 540-675-3619 klove@vt.edu
Friday
February 14

Program

Best Western
Lee Jackson Banquet Hall

711 Millwood Ave.
Winchester, VA 22601

8:00AM

Mark Sutphin &
Marsha Wright
540-665-5699 mark.sutphin@vt.edu mawrigh4@vt.edu

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