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Fall Gardening Series: Reflections on the Season – Growing Fruit Trees in Maine

Free!

Webinar

Wednesday, December 2, 2020
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

Whether you are a hobby orchardist, commercial grower, or interested in starting your own orchard, we want to hear from you! Join us for this special panel discussion with Fruit Tree experts from across the state to reflect on this past growing season, share lessons and challenges from different parts of the state, and discuss plans for next year’s growing season.

$5 suggested donation for this webinar

Registration is required – Participants will receive the Zoom information after registering for this event. If you need technical assistance, please contact Michele Lodgek at michele.lodgek@maine.edu or 207.949-4057.

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Program Description

Whether you are a hobby orchardist, commercial grower, or interested in starting your own orchard, we want to hear from you!

Join us for this special panel discussion with Fruit Tree experts from across the state to reflect on this past growing season, share lessons and challenges from different parts of the state, and discuss plans for next year’s growing season. This webinar will be primarily discussion-based with plenty of time to ask questions!

Participants are encouraged to submit questions and topics they’d like the panel to discuss in advance on the registration page.

Moderator: Laura Sieger, MOFGA’s Orchard Coordinator

Panel:

Renae Moran, UMaine Extension Tree Fruits Specialist

Scott Miller, Orchardist

Richard Hodges, ReTreeUS Program Manager

Molly DellaRoman and Tim Skillin, Five Star Orchard Owners

MOFGA Logo Dark GreenCo-sponsor: The Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association (MOFGA, www.mofga.org), formed in 1971, is the oldest and largest state organic organization in the country. The organization aims to educate about and advocate for organic agriculture, illuminating its interdependence with a healthy environment, local food production, and thriving communities.

 

If you are a person with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation to participate in this program, please contact Pamela Hargest, UMaine Extension Horticulture Professional,  at pamela.hargest@maine.edu or 207.781.6099 to discuss your needs. Receiving requests for accommodations at least 7 days before the program provides a reasonable amount of time to meet the request, however, all requests will be considered.

 

Program Details

Date

Wednesday, December 2, 2020

Time

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location

ONLINE

Instructors

Moderator: Laura Sieger, MOFGA’s Orchard Coordinator

Contact Name

Pamela Hargest

Contact Email and Phone

pamela.hargest@maine.edu, 207.781.6099

Website

https://extension.umaine.edu/gardening/webinar-series/

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