First, the Vermont Tree Fruit Growers Association annual meeting will be held online on March 1, 2022 12:00-2:00 PM. Stay tuned for more information.
The Northeast Extension Fruit Consortium is again hosting a series of webinars this winter for fruit producers. Topics may be of interest to apple, stone fruit, grape, and small fruit growers. All webinars are offered free of charge, but attendees must pre-register. Most are approved for pesticide credits in New England and New York.
The present list (more may come) includes:
January 11- Spotted Lanternfly- What you Need to Know
February 1- Fungicide and Streptomycin Resistance in Apple Pathogens- Status and Management
February 8- Spotted Wing Drosophila- Research Updates and Management
February 22- Precision Crop Load Management in Honeycrisp
March 8- Bacterial Spot and Phytotoxicity of Peach
March 15- Herbicides: Materials, Timing and Rates
March 22- Northeast Cider Apple Project
March 29- Plum Curculio Research- Update and Management
More information and registration links may be found at: https://ag.umass.edu/fruit/news-events/northeast-extension-fruit-consortium