Maine State Pomological Society Summer Meeting and Orchard Tour on July 27, 2016
MAINE STATE POMOLOGICAL SOCIETY SUMMER MEETING AND ORCHARD TOUR
Wednesday, July 27, 2016
8:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Ricker Hill Orchards‘ New Pavilion (next to the farm stand),
15 Ricker Hill Road, Turner, Maine 04282
Orchard phone: 207.754.5427 or 207.225.3455
Registration fee: $20.00. Lunch will be included.
The Maine State Pomological Society and the University of Maine Cooperative Extension will hold a Summer Meeting and Orchard Tour at Ricker Hill Orchards in Turner, Maine on Wednesday, July 27 at 8:30 a.m. There will be presentations and demonstrations on farm safety, tall spindle plantings, cider making, and a cider tasting room. There will also be a panel discussion on the past and future of the Maine apple industry, updates on crop insurance and other topics. On-site registration will be at 8:30 a.m. and the meeting begins at 9:00 a.m. For more information, please contact Renae Moran at 207.933.2100 or email@example.com.
- Crop Protection Services, Lewiston, Maine
- Ricker Hill Orchards
- University of Maine Cooperative Extension
From the south: In Auburn/Lewiston travel on Route ME-4 for 12 miles. Turn left onto Route ME-117 (Buckfield Road) and travel 1.3 miles. Turn left onto Ricker Hill Road.
From the north: Take Exit 109B in Augusta onto Route US-202 West (Western Avenue). Travel about 7 miles to Winthrop and bear right onto Routes ME-41/ME-133. Travel 1.4 miles and bear left onto Route ME-133 West. Travel 5.9 miles then turn left onto Route ME-219 (Leeds Road). Travel 9.5 miles and turn left onto Route ME-4 (Auburn Road). Travel 5.2 miles and turn right onto Western Road. Travel 0.7 miles and turn right onto Ricker Hill Road.
Any person with a disability who needs accommodations for this program should contact Pam St. Peter at 207.933.2100 ext. 100 to discuss their needs at least seven days in advance.