Archive for February, 2008

Apr 3rd Marketing Seminar

Posted on 25. Feb, 2008 by .

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On April 3rd a marketing seminar for apple growers is being held in Madison, WI from 10 am until 3 pm. This is a great opportunity to learn about pricing your product, selecting marketing venues, and promoting your business. The attached flyer has further details. You must preregister and the cost is $10. Download a […]

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Azinphos-methyl will be cancelled in 2012

Posted on 25. Feb, 2008 by .

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This month, the EPA Issued a Cancellation Order for the Remaining uses of Azinphos-methyl. For apples, pears, cherries, blueberries, alkali bee beds, and parsley, AZM use is terminated effective September 30, 2012. All distribution, sale and use of remaining AZM products will be prohibited as of that date, except as provided in the existing stocks […]

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Reminder: RSVP by next Tuesday for Strategy Meeting

Posted on 21. Feb, 2008 by .

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As a reminder, for the Grower Strategy Meeting, we can order a lunch for anyone who RSVP’s by Tuesday, February 26th. Contact Lisa at ldipietro@wisc.edu or 608.265.3637 to RSVP, or to request more information. Also, we now know the name of the room at the Chula Vista where the meeting will be held. We’ll be […]

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Grafting and Pruning Workshops

Posted on 13. Feb, 2008 by .

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Below, you can download a list of sites where Bob Tomesh, a UW-Extension Horticulture Specialist, will be holding both apple grafting workshops and grape pruning workshops in Spring 2008. Download file

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MDA Apple IPM Short Course

Posted on 13. Feb, 2008 by .

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The Minnesota Department of Agriculture will hold an Apple Integrated Pest Management Short Course on March 20-21, 2008 at the South St. Paul Hotel and Conference Center. The cost is $75.00, and four Michigan State University specialists will be speaking. For more information, go to the MDA’s IPM Program website and look for the agenda […]

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2007 IPM Survey, Pesticide Use Reporting Sheet, etc.

Posted on 11. Feb, 2008 by .

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We mailed off the 2007 IPM Survey and Pesticide Use Reporting Sheet to participating growers today. Look for your packet in the mail soon! If you would prefer to fill out and send the survey and reporting sheet electronically, you can download them below. You can e-mail your surveys and reporting sheets to Lisa: ldipietro@wisc.edu. […]

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Grower Strategy Meeting Agenda …RSVP by Feb 26

Posted on 01. Feb, 2008 by .

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Here are a few more details on the Grower Strategy Meeting: When: Tuesday, March 4 from 10:00am until 2:00pm Where: Chula Vista Resort in the Dells (room location TBA) Draft Agenda 10:00 – 10:15: Introductions 10:15 – 10:45: Explanation of goals and objectives of meeting 10:45 – 12:00: Small group discussions 12:00 – 12:45: Lunch […]

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