Electronic Registration is Open- February 13 VTFGA & UVM Apple Program Annual growers’ meeting

By Terence Bradshaw Notice: Early bird (discounted) registration ends February 4. Electronic registration is now open at: https://my.cheddarup.com/c/vt-tree-fruit-growers-association-annual-dues The agenda and registration for the 124th annual Vermont Tree Fruit Growers Association and UVBM Apple Program growers’ meeting is now available. Registration and agenda are at: http://go.uvm.edu/2020applemtg. I am personally excited by the quality and breadth […]

Pruning grapevines

By Terence Bradshaw Winter is definitely here and so is the time to start pruning grapevines. I like to wait as late as possible to prune grapes, but be careful to give yourself enough time to get the job done before bud break. Consider that an acre of mature grapes may take 40 hours or […]

Winter apple pruning; ‘Click’ pruning

By Terence Bradshaw Happy 2020, everyone. By now, in mid-January, all growers should be thinking about or well-into dormant pruning apple trees. This is the time to get your tree structure adjusted and to open trees up to sunlight and air to improve overall health and production. Below are some resources that may refresh your […]

Register for: Northern Grapes Webinar February 18 “Update on Trunk Injury and Disease Surveys in Minnesota and New York”

Northern Grapes Webinar Update on Trunk Injury and Disease Surveys in Minnesota and New York Annie Klodd and collaborators Matt Clark, Bob Blanchette, and Davy DeKrey: University of Minnesota Janet Van Zoeren and Tim Martinson: Cornell University February 18, 2020, 2:00 PM Eastern Standard Time (1:00 PM Central Time) Annie Klodd Extension Educator – Fruit […]

February 13: VTFGA & UVM Apple Program Annual growers’ meeting

By Terence Bradshaw The agenda and registration for the 124th annual Vermont Tree Fruit Growers Association and UVBM Apple Program growers’ meeting is now available. Registration and agenda are at: http://go.uvm.edu/2020applemtg. Electronic registration is not set up at this time, please use the old-fashioned snail mail form in the link or check back shortly. I […]

Reminder: February 13 UVM Apple Program / VTFGA meeting

By Terence Bradshaw As the new year rolls over, I’d like to remind everyone of the 124th annual Vermont Tree Fruit Growers Association and UVM Apple Program annual meeting that will we held at the American Legion hall in Middlebury, VT on February 13. There are still a couple of agenda items we’re wrapping up, […]