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Tree Fruit and Grape Production

Farm Transitions

This workshop provides Spanish-speaking audiences with the tools for advanced employment in horticulture or for starting a horticultural enterprise.

This workshop teaches multi-generational participants how to successfully transition specialty crop enterprises to a new generation of young and minority producers.

Innovative Technologies

Teaches new sensor and automation technologies that can increase production efficiency, management precision, environmental stewardship, and socioeconomic sustainability in orchards and vineyards.

Tours of Penn State research plots and participation in field seminars teach innovative horticultural and plant protection practices and promote adoption of these practices to increase economic, environmental and social sustainability.

Production Practices

This series of in-depth workshops teaches integrated fruit production practices that can increase environmental, economic, and social sustainability. Offered two or three times a year.

Reviews the major disease and insect problems for Pennsylvania grape growers and seeks to address them with current research and recommendations from Extension educators.

This workshop series focuses on horticultural and plant protection practices for a variety of fruits that can increase crop quality and yield. Extension faculty conduct the sessions.

Participants who attend this experiential learning series tour innovative specialty crop enterprises and talk to Penn State Extension fruit specialists to learn horticultural and plant protection practices designed to increase crop quality and sustainability.

This workshop series teaches tree fruit and grape growers new integrated pest and cultural management practices for the upcoming growing season.