Forty Years Advancing Fruit Production: Applied Physiology, PGRs, Rootstocks, and Orchard Systems

Date: August 24, 2018
Time: 8 a.m. - 5:45 p.m.
Location: Hagerty Center at Northwestern, 715 E. Front Street, Traverse City, MI 49686
Contact: Greta McKinney,

This day-long symposium and post-symposium dinner has been organized to highlight current advances in fruit research and recognizing the statewide, regional, national, and international impacts of the 40+ year careers of Michigan State University professors of fruit science, Jim Flore and Ron Perry. Many of the anticipated speakers at the symposium studied with Drs. Flore and/or Perry at Michigan State University and have become leaders around the world in fruit research, teaching, extension, and industry.  

Times:            Symposium: 8 a.m. - 5:45 p.m.
                      Reception/Social Hour: 6 p.m.
                      Dinner: 7 p.m.

Cost:              Full day registration: $75
                      Symposium only registration: $50
                      Dinner only: $35

Cancellations received on or after Aug. 17 will incur a $50 cancellation fee.

For more information concerning the symposium please contact the convenors: Todd Einhorn at or Greg Lang at 

For more information concerning registration please contact the coordinator Greta McKinney at



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