BF 107: Tree Fruit Production for Small Scale Farmers

Trainer – Mary Concklin, Fruit Crops Specialist and Integrated Pest Management Educator, UConn Extension

Mary develops Integrated Pest Management (IPM) educational programs for fruit growers statewide, conducts applied research, and teaches tree fruit and small fruit training classes for the UConn Master Gardener program. She is also the state coordinator for the NEWA weather system (Network for Environment and Weather Applications).

Training Objective:
This course will focus on tree fruit production and will cover site selection and preparation, soil requirements for various tree fruit, varieties, planting and care, proper harvesting, and integrated pest management for select insects and diseases.