ORCHARD TOUR SCHEDULE

The schedule for the upcoming Orchard Tour is as follows:

The schedule can also be accessed and downloaded here: Nova-Scotia-Orchard-Tour-Sched-2017

Nova Scotia Orchard Tour – Thursday, August 3rd, 2017

8:00 am

Scotian Gold Cooperative

220 Lovett Road, Coldbrook

Coffee and Snacks

Parking Near Pad #5

8:30 am

 

Introductions & Greetings

8:45 am

Board Buses

 

9:05 to 9:40 am

Pomona Farms

1222 Hwy #341, Canard

·       Fall Herbicides

o   An Effective Option?

o   Sandy Loam vs. Clay Loam

9:40 am

Board Buses

 

9:55 am to 10:45 am

Breezeway Acres

@ Northville Farm

1124 Steadman Road, Billtown

·       1st-3rd Leaf HD Plantings @ 9-10’

·       Newly Planted Tree Fertility Trial

o   Ambrosia on Clay Loam

·       Young Tree Crop Load Management

·       Apple Maggot Management

10:45 am

Board Buses

 

11:05 am to 11:45 am

CAP Farms

127 Coleman Road (Driveway to South), Grafton

·       Mature Ambrosia Fruiting Wall

o   11’ x 2’ Ambrosia in 5th-leaf

·       Crop Load Management

·       Yield Estimates

11:45 am

Board Buses

 

12:00 pm to 1:15 pm

Apples & Spice

23 Bent Road, Waterville

Lunch

·       Irrigation Pond

·       New Plantings

1:15 pm

Board Buses

 

1:35 pm to 2:15 pm

Crisp Growers Inc.

220 Prospect Road, Morristown

·       AgWeather Atlantic Network

·       Tree Propagation in NS

o   Bench Grafts

2:15 pm

Board Buses

 

2:35-3:00 pm

Nazinga Farms

1405 New Road, Aylesford

·       Bud In Place – Feasible Strategy?

o   GYO vs. Finished Trees

3:00 pm

Board Buses

 

3:20-4:00 pm

Spurr Brothers Farms

1125 Spa Springs Road, Melvern Square

·       12×3 Plantings of Ambrosia/Gala in Production

·       Newly Planted Tree Fertility Trial

o   Honeycrisp on Sandy Loam

·       Topworking – Still Working?

4:00 pm

Board Buses

 

4:30 pm

Scotian Gold Cooperative

220 Lovett Road, Coldbrook

Tour Concludes

 

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