Tree Fruit Meeting tomorrow May 21, Walpole, NH

May 20, 2014

Sorry for the late announcement- tomorrow evening George Hamilton from UNH Cooperative Extension will host a joint twilight meeting with UMASS fruit team members at Alyson’s Orchard in Walpole, NH:

Tree Fruit Twilight Meeting
(Wednesday 05/21/2014 – 05:00 PM – 08:00 PM)

Topics to be Covered:

  • Overview of the Farm and Walking Tour of the Orchard
  • Integrated Pest Management Considerations for Apple & Peach Disease Problems
  • Integrated Pest Management Considerations for Tree Fruit Insect Problems
  • Chemical Apple Thinning Considerations


  • Carl Majewski, UNH CE Extension Educator Agricultural Resources in Cheshire County
  • Homer Dunn – Orchard Manager of Alyson’s Orchard, Walpole, NH – 30 years of experience and manager of the last five to ten years
  • Jon Clement, Tree Fruit Extension Specialist University of Massachusetts – Amherst
  • Bill Lord, UNH Cooperative Extension Fruit Specialist, Emeriti
  • George Hamilton, UNH Cooperative Extension – Extension Educator
  • Dr. Daniel R. Cooley, University of Massachusetts -Plant Pathology, Associate Professor
    Department of Plant, Soil and Insect Sciences
  • Arthur Tuttle, University of Massachusetts – IPM Field Leader Plant Pathology
  • Dr. Alan Eaton, Extension Fruit Entomology Specialist and Extension I.P.M. Coordinator
    UNH Cooperative Extension
  • Dr. Duane Greene, University of Massachusetts -Professor of Pomology, Department of Plant, Soil, & Insect Sciences

Come prepared for the weather conditions of the day.

2 Pesticide Applicator Credits have been approved


  • Alyson’s Orchard – 615 Wentworth Road, Walpole NH 03608

For more information:

George Hamilton


Terence Bradshaw, UVM Tree Fruit and Viticulture Specialist

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