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speaker schedule for Oct 19th and 20th?
Wondering what is the speaker schedule for this year's all about fruit show? Can't seem to find that info. Trying to decide what day to go. thank you, mary
Joined: Sun May 15, 2005 10:57 am
Location: Portland, OR
Re: speaker schedule for Oct 19th and 20th?
I just got the schedule. Here it is.
Home Orchard Society- “ALL ABOUT FRUIT SHOW” 2013
October 19 & 20, 2013; Canby Fairground Complex, Canby,OR
Saturday October 19, 2013
11:00 AM Tonia Lordy, HOS Arboretum mgr
Introduction of Orchard Integrated Pest Management (IPM)
IPM is an effective & environmentally sensitive approach to pest mgmt. that relies on a combination of common-sense practices. IPM programs use current, comprehensive information on the life cycles of pests and
their interaction with the environment.
12:30 PM Joseph Postman, USDA Plant Researcher, Corvallis
Oregon’s Best Kept Secret, the USDA Germplasm Repository in
Pears, Blueberries, Filberts, Currants and Gooseberries are just some of the tasty and valuable varieties in this fabulous collection. Joseph will tell us about the Repository, talk about his recent work with Pear rootstock
and his favorite Pear varieties and reflect on his recent trip to Korea.
2:00 PM Glen Andresen , Beekeeper and host of The Dirtbag, on KBOO
From Apple Blossom to Apple Honey – How Bees Make It Happen!
With his many years of experience with bees, Glen will share his knowledge about these most valuable insects. Learn how bees make honey, how they pollinate our fruiting plants and how important they are
to achieving abundant crops.
Sunday October 20, 2013
11:30 AM Jerry Shroyer, Orchardist & fruit grower
Jerry has grown many varieties of apples and other fruits. He will talk about everything you ever wanted to know about: Grapes, Figs &
1:00 PM Jim Gilbert, One Green World Nursery, Molalla
Growing Unique Fruit in the Northwest
Learn about growing Kiwis, Persimmons, Figs, Columnar Apples and many more delicious, unique and productive fruits we can grow in our region. With his many years of experience growing fruit, Jim will help you succeed with valuable tips on variety and site selection, planting techniques and watering, fertilizing and weed control.