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Next Generation Network

December 15, 2016 @ 2:00 am - 6:00 pm

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ng-fd_auvilNext Generation Tree Fruit Network
Managing Calcium for Fruit Quality
Thursday December 15, 2016
2:00 to 6:00 pm
Andante 113 S Emerson St, Chelan, WA 98816

Join the Next Generation Tree Fruit Network for a discussion of calcium for fruit quality on Thursday December 15, 2016 at Andante in Chelan, WA. Dr. Lee Kalcsits, WSU Professor of Horticulture will discuss tree-calcium-water relations and recent research on how to improve management. Presentation and discussion will be followed by a networking event including dinner. Sponsored by the North Central Washington Fieldmen’s association.

Who should come: Next Generation and Young Growers, Managers & Field staff

Format: We will begin this session with a 30-minute presentation by Dr. Lee Kalcsits followed by a study circle style discussion. Participants bring your questions and plan to share what works for you. Expect thirty minutes of presentation and two hours of discussion followed by dinner and networking.

Dinner and Networking: We hope that building relationships with your fellow growers will support a thriving community and your business success. Join us for dinner by Andante’s chef Chris. Registration includes dinner. Register here. Beverage purchases available separately on site.

Registration & Fees: Registration is required. This event has limited capacity and a head count is needed for dinner. Register here or call/text/email Tianna DuPont, (509) 663-8181, office (509) 713-5346 (cell). No registration fee. Workshop and dinner covered by our sponsors.

Next Generation Tree Fruit Alliance: Supporting the Future Faces of Farming. We offer educational opportunities for Young and Next Generation Growers, Managers & Field staff. This new project is piloting six events in 2016 in the North Central Region as a partnership between the WSU Tree Fruit Extension Team and young growers.

Organizers: Tianna DuPont, WSU Tree Fruit Extension (509) 663-8181. Lindsey Morrison, Columbia Fruit

Thank you sponsors: North Central Washington Fieldmen’s Association

Thank you to our advisors for the Next Generation Tree Fruit Alliance: Lindsey Morrison, Columbia Fruit; Steven Beirlink; Dillon Miller, Kasey O’Dell, K&K Family Farm; Jorge Zavola, Taylor Orchard; Mark Stennes, Cascade Organics; John Gebber, Gebber Orchard; Jake Robison, Robison Orchards


December 15, 2016
2:00 am - 6:00 pm


WSU Extension – Tianna DuPont
(509) 293-8758


113 S Emerson St.
Chelan, WA 98812 United States
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