In-Depth Workshop on Fruit Quality and Safety to be Held December 18, 2012, at the Penn State Fruit Research and Extension Center - 1 Core Credit and 1 Category Credit
Posted: October 29, 2012
Please register by Dec. 10th at this link: CVent
or call 888-472-0261 (toll free).
Tuesday, December 18, 8:00 a.m.—3:00 p.m.
Penn State Fruit Research and Extension Center (FREC)
290 University Dr, Biglerville, PA 17307
$55 fee includes lunch and handouts
One (1) Core Credit and one (1) Category Credit - More details at www.paplants.state.pa.us.
7:45 – Registration
8:00 – Horticultural Practices Focused on Fruit Quality, Jim Schupp
8:40 – Ensuring Food Safety for your Customers, Chris Walsh and Donna Pahl
9:10 – Break
9:30 – Effective Use of Plant Growth Regulators, Jim Schupp
10:15 – Monitoring Fruit Maturity for Optimum Marketability, Rob Crassweller
11:00 – Grower Perspectives on Practices that Promote Fruit Quality and Safety, Dave Wenk, Dave Kuhn, David Rice (moderated by Tara Baugher)
11:45 – Wrap-Up
Noon – Catered Lunch at Biglerville Firehall; Hands-on Display of Fruit Maturity Monitoring Tools
1:30 – Pruning for Fruit Quality – Penn State FREC Orchards
This afternoon session in the field is free and will be conducted in Spanish and English; no need to pre-register; Interpretation by Bruce Hollabaugh