May 9 & 19: Spring orchard pest and pollinator showcase


Offered at two locations:

Sweetland Farm

97 Kerwin Hill Road, Norwich, VT 05055

Thursday May 9, 2024 from 4:30-7:00pm

UVM Horticulture Research and Education Center (HREC) and Catamount Educational Farm

65 Green Mountain Drive, South Burlington, VT 05403

Friday May 10, 2024 from 4:30 to 7:00pm

Join the Vermont Tree Fruit Growers Association and the University of Vermont Extension at these free hands-on field meetings to increase your identification skills and understanding of common orchard pests, wild pollinators, insect habitat, and pollination in tree fruit production. These events are FREE and geared to commercial growers and people that work with them. Pesticide applicator credits available: 2 credits for categories 1A, 10, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6. Certified Crop Adviser CEUs available: 2 Integrated Pest Management credits.

Registration is not required, but helpful for any unexpected announcements regarding the meetings. Let us know if you plan to attend by contacting Laura Johnson at laura.o.johnson or 802-656-4827.

To ask questions about these events or to request a disability-related accommodation to participate in these programs, please call or email Laura Johnson as soon as possible before the event you wish to attend so we may assist you.

Tree Fruit Twilight Meeting and agenda.pdf