NW Michigan Horticultural Research Center Open House
Date: September 4, 2014
Time: 2:30 p.m.
Location: 6686 S. Center Highway, Traverse City, MI 49684
Contact: Jackie Baase, firstname.lastname@example.org, 231-946-1510
Educational sessions on cherries, grapes and hops are free and open to all. See the full schedule below.
Cost for dinner ticket is $15 per person. To reserve a dinner ticket, call 231-946-1510 or email Jackie Baase at email@example.com by Aug. 29. After Aug. 29, contact Nikki Rothwell at 231-946-1510 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Tickets can be purchased at the door. The dinner will be catered by Ethnic Garden Catering and will feature locally produced food. For more information, call Jackie Baase at 231-946-1510.
We hope to see many of you at this important event to help us celebrate our 35th anniversary!
Concurrent Cherry, Grape, and Hop Sessions
2:30 p.m. - Grounds open
3-3:30 p.m. - NWMHRC Cover Crop Trials
George Bird, MSU Dept. of Entomology
3:30-4 p.m. - Maximum Residue Limits in Cherries and Apples
Mark Whalon, MSU Dept. of Entomology
4-4:30 p.m. Comparative Results from New Cherry Training Systems
Greg Lang, MSU Dept. of Horticulture
4:30-5 p.m. - New Developments Towards the Identification of an Armillaria-Resistant Rootstock
Ray Hammerschmidt, MSU Dept. of Plant Soil and Microbial Sciences, and Amy Iezzoni, MSU Dept. of Horticulture
3-5 p.m. - Grape Variety Trial after Cold Damaging Winter of 2013-2014
Paolo Sabbatini, MSU Dept of Horticulture, and Duke Elsner, MSU Extension small fruit educator
4-5 p.m. - MSU Hop Research, Education and Outreach
Walk through the NWMHRC hop cultivar trial; discuss best management practices and hop pests and diseases
Rob Sirrine, MSU Extension
5:15-6:15 p.m. - Social Hour
6:15 p.m. - Dinner and Leelanau Horticultural Society Annual Meeting