The 2017 Annual International Tree Fruit Conference Registration is now open! The conference is right in your backyard this year. Don’t miss it.
The theme of the apple-focused conference is “From Bud to Bin” and features the following sessions:
Orchard establishment – constructing the rootstock/variety/system puzzle
Growing the tree – setting the architecture and filling the space
Growing the fruit – transitioning the tree, mitigating stress and growing premium target fruit
Fruit harvest – using tools to identify peak condition for fruit harvest
In addition, there will be 2 full days of orchard tours, with orchard stops in Wenatchee, Chelan, Brewster, Mattawa and the Royal Slope. The complete conference schedule is available here.
Registration is $549 and includes all educational sessions and orchard visits. You may also sign up for or purchase tickets for the following special events:
The IFTA Awards Gala ($65)
The IFTA Women’s Network Reception ($20)
The Young Professionals Reception (no charge)
Orchard Tours Only ($75 per day)
You must have a current (2017) IFTA membership to register. If your company/ farm/ organization is a member, you are welcome to register as many family and employees as you wish. To view your membership status or renew click here.
International Tree Fruit Association