FRUIT GROWERS ANNUAL SUMMER MEETING
July 15, 2009, 10AM-2:45 PM
Tougas Family Farm
246 Ball Street, Northboro, MA
Registration: $40 for members $50 for non-members
includes tour, educational program, lunch, and 3 pesticide license recertification credits
10:00 AM Tour of Tougas Family Farm.
Tour includes: tall-spindle apple plantings, 1st leaf dwarf sweet cherry planting under Haygrove Tunnel, bird-netting options for cherries and blueberries, containerized nursery apple and blueberry, young bench-grafted apple plantings
12:00 PM BBQ Lunch.
1:00 PM Welcome, Introductions, and Brief Remarks.
Andre Tougas, President, Massachusetts Fruit Growers Association
1:30 PM Strategies to reduce drift and enhance airblast sprayer performance with Andrew Landers and Jon Clements
2:45 PM Adjourn.
Register and pay today using your credit card on line at:
Or send in a check made out to M.F.G.A. to Jon Clements, 391 Sabin St., Belchertown, MA 01007
To ensure the availability of your meal we must receive pre-registrations by Monday, July 13 at noon if you want to eat.
From Providence and Rhode Island:
From I-95 North, take the Rt. 146 North exit.
Follow for approximately 35 miles to Worcester.
In Worcester, take the exit for I-290 east.
Follow through Worcester to Exit #24, Church Street, Northboro/Boylston.
Turn left towards Boylston, take your second right on to Ball Street, and follow the signs up the hill!