March 18, 2015 at 5:30PM
RI Farm Bureau
16 Nooseneck Hill Rd.
West Greenwich, RI
Fire blight discussion with Jon Clements, UMass
April 23, 2015 at 5:30
Goodwin Bros. Farm Stand
458 Greenville R.
North Smithfield, RI
Orchard spray calibration with George Hamilton, UNH
May 13, 2015 at 5:30
Blueberry & raspberry twilight meeting
Sweet Berry Farm
915 Mitchell Lane
May 20, 2015 at 5:30
Tougas Family Farm
234 Ball St.
June 18, 2015 at 5:30
Rocky Brook Orchard
997 Wapping Rd.
Pesticide-license recertification credits (2 hours) will be offered for RI meetings; one hour for Massachusetts meetings.
Free to RIFGA members others charged $20
Annual Summer Meeting of Massachusetts Fruit Growers’ Association
in cooperation with University of Massachusetts Fruit Program
TUESDAY, July 21, 2015
Red Apple Farm
455 Highland Ave., Phillipston, Massachusetts
10:00 AM Welcome to Red Apple Farm — Al Rose, MFGA President
10:15 AM Orchard Tour
NOON Catered Lunch provided with the registration charge
1:15 PM Welcome to the Annual Summer Meeting and announcements– Al Rose, President
1:20 PM UMass update
1:30 PM Educational Program — Quan Zeng, CT Ag. Expt. Station: “Where did all the fireblight go in 2015?”
2:30 PM Adjourn
2 pesticide license recertification credit hours will be offered for the day.
Registration for this meeting will be $25 for Mass. Fruit Growers’ Association members ($35 for non-members) per person
and will include the tour, educational program, pesticide recertification credits, and lunch.
To ensure the availability of the meal, please pre-register by adding the appropriate number and type (member or non-member) registrations to your shopping cart and paying with a credit card.
We must receive pre-registrations by Friday, July 17 to assure availability of the lunch.