Archive for December, 2008

Wisconsin’s Eco-tourism site

Posted on 30. Dec, 2008 by .

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Want to list your orchard on the state’s new Eco-tourism site? There are only two orchards / pick-your-own farms listed thus far on this new site. This would be a great way to tout your commitment to eco-friendly apple production. Travel Green Wisconsin: www.travelgreenwisconsin.com, 608-280-0360

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MSU Fruit School scholarships

Posted on 30. Dec, 2008 by .

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The 2009 MSU Tree Fruit IPM School will be held February 16-18 at the Kellogg Biological Station in Hickory Corners, MI. Wanna go? Registration is $375/person and our eco-apple grant can pay for your registration if you are actively participating in the work. The registration fee includes 2 nights lodging (no single rooms available), all […]

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Pre-Season IPM Conference Call Jan 13 at 8am

Posted on 28. Dec, 2008 by .

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John Aue will lead a conference call on Tuesday, January 13 at 8am to review pest control strategies for the upcoming season. We hope this planning call will help you with your input purchasing decisions. The call will last one to two hours, depending on the needs of the group. By 10pm the night before […]

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Apply for EQIP funding for apple IPM while you still can!

Posted on 05. Dec, 2008 by .

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Red Alert!! Hot off the press — Tree Fruit Growers who are thinking about signing up for EQIP (NRCS – Environmental Quality Incentives Program) to help them convert their growing practices from conventional to incorporating IPM practices need to do it this year!! The sign-up for EQIP is from December 1, 2008 to January 30, […]

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