March 7 Spring Tree Fruit Meeting in Flint, Mich.

Hear ag meteorologist Jeff Andresen speak about the freeze events of spring 2012 and predictions for the 2013 season, as well as other presentations designed to help you get ready to grow another high-quality crop.

Michigan State University Extension is pleased to announce to east Michigan fruit growers the annual Spring Tree Fruit Meeting on March 7, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., at Walli’s Family Restaurant in Flint, Mich.

There will be an outstanding line-up of all-star speakers for this meeting. The featured speaker will be MSU state agricultural climatologist Jeff Andresen, talking about the freeze events of last spring and predictions for the 2013 season. Also speaking will be MSU’s George Sundin, Larry Gut, Amy Irish-Brown, Bill Shane, Phil Schwallier and others. All will be covering topics designed to help you get ready to grow another high-quality tree fruit crop.

There will also be a presentation to honor our two cider contest winners from east Michigan: Mary Emmett and her crew from Plymouth Orchards and Cider Mill in Plymouth, Mich., and Jim Goldstein from Hy’s Cider Mill in Romeo, Mich.

MDARD Pesticide Credits have been applied for.

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