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Building your management capacity for fruit production

Posted on 30. Oct, 2014 by .

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Growing fruit is risky business, and developing your management skills may help you navigate those risks. UWEX is offering a two-day workshop to provide fruit growers with individualized, in-depth coaching on management skills. The Assessment Center features individual and group simulations and activities involving challenges that an owner/manager of a farm may encounter. The assessment […]

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November 11 – Eco-apple meeting at DATCP

Posted on 14. Oct, 2014 by .

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We haven’t finalized all our speakers yet, but we think this year’s meeting is shaping up to be key in our partnership to strengthen apple growing in Wisconsin. We hope you can join us at DATCP on Tuesday, November 11. If you have additional agenda items, please let me know. We will be tweeking this […]

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Bayfield Apple IPM Poster

Posted on 15. Jan, 2009 by .

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Bayfield Eco-Apple network coordinator Jason Fischbach and Project Associate Peter Werts have developed a great poster on apple IPM. To see the poster, go to the Bayfield Extension website: http://www.uwex.edu/ces/cty/bayfield/ag/documents/Poster_000.pdf. We are looking into making this poster more applicable for a statewide audience.

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Marketing Opportunity

Posted on 01. Jul, 2008 by .

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If you are interested in selling apples locally using a new online tool, check out GreenLeafMarket.com. For more information about GreenLeaf Market, download the flier and press release below: Flyer: Download file Download press Release

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Consumer Evaluation of New, Antique, and Little Known Apple Varieties

Posted on 26. Jun, 2008 by .

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To see an article from the University of Massachusetts entitled “Consumer Evaluation of New, Antique, and Little Known Apple Varieties, click on the link below: www.umass.edu/fruitadvisor/variety The article includes a proposed strategy for growers who want to take advantage of the marketing potential offered by planting new varieties; brief descriptions of 20 niche apple varieties, […]

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Reminder: Get your brochure orders in by Monday

Posted on 08. May, 2008 by .

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As mentioned in an earlier posting, we are working with WAGA to organize a group printing of our recently completed IPM brochure. See the extended entry or the April 22 posting for more information. To give you a very rough idea of what the printing will cost, I got an estimate through the university. They […]

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IPM Brochure

Posted on 22. Apr, 2008 by .

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At grower request, we are working with WAGA to organize a group printing of our recently completed IPM brochure. We hope that this brochure will help you to teach your customers about IPM. You can download a copy of the brochure below. Right now, we need to get a preliminary idea of how many brochures […]

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Northeastern US eco-apple Red-Yellow-Green List

Posted on 31. Mar, 2008 by .

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As per a request received at the March Grower Strategy Meeting, I am posting the “Red-Yellow-Green list” used by growers in the Northeastern US eco-apple program. This list delineates commonly used apple chemicals into groups depending on their risk. The list is in part III of the NE eco-apple protocol, which you can download below: […]

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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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Eco-municipality efforts create markets for eco-fruit

Posted on 09. Aug, 2007 by .

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As of June 2007, 11 Wisconsin communities have formally adopted The Natural Step principles and donned the title “eco-municipality”. They are Cities of Manitowoc, LaCrosse, Washburn, Bayfield, Marshfield, Ashland, Madison; counties of Douglas and LaCrosse; Village of Johnson Creek; and the Town of Bayfield. A number of these communities have strong ties to the apple […]

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