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All About Fruit Trees

Wednesday, February 19, 2014 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The OSU Extension Service and the Lane Small Business Development Center are partnering to offer the class All About Fruit Trees.

The Willamette Valley is a great place to grow tree fruits, but some fruit trees are more difficult to grow than others.  Whether you are a homeowner with a few trees or a small acreage farmer planning to plant an orchard, this class will teach you how to grow trees successfully in this region.  Information about apples, prunes/plums, pears, cherries and peaches will covered including what you should know about rootstocks, spacing, soils, irrigation, fertility, site selection, plant problems and insects.

Get excited about the huge potential of great fruit that can be grown in your backyard or the possible opportunity to grow tree fruits on a commercial basis.

This class will taught be Ross Penhallegon with Lane County OSU Extension Service and will be offered on February 19, 2014 at 6 pm on the Lane Community College main campus in Eugene.  The cost of the class $35 and pre-registration is required.  To register please call the Lane Small Business Development Center at (541) 463-6200.



Oregon State University (OSU) Extension Service offers educational programs, activities, and materials without discrimination based on age, color, disability, gender-identity or expression, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran’s status. OSU Extension Service is an Equal Opportunity Employer. This event will be made accessible upon request. If you have a physical disability that requires special considerations in order for you to attend these OSU events, please notify Chrissy Lucas at 541-766-3556 by February 12, 2014.

Lane Community College
Chrissy Lucas
Chrissy.Lucas at oregonstate.edu
OSU Extension
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