Come join growers, industry and OMAFRA specialists for a driving tour to network, hear the latest in pomology research and see how other growers are trying new techniques in the Simcoe area. End the afternoon with a tour and tasting at Bonnieheath Estates, compliments of our tour sponsors.
MONDAY, AUGUST 15, 2016
Meet at 1:00 pm at Chris Hedges, 1321 Windham Road 7, Vanessa, ON
Carpooling is strongly encouraged. Parking at Simcoe Research Station, 1283 Blueline Road, Simcoe, ON is available prior to tour.
- Chris Hedges—Cost of production, cropload management, apple leafcurling midge trial, ambrosia beetle survey
- Simcoe Research Station—Rootstock trial, cider variety trial, sprayer trial (equipment courtesy of Bartlett)
- Schuyler Farms—Precision agriculture, overhead irrigation, irrigation for frost protection
- Bonnieheath Estates—Cider production, facility tour, cider tasting
Pre-registration required for final tour stop. Contact the Agriculture Information Contact Centre at firstname.lastname@example.org or 1-877-424-1300 by August 10th.
Thanks to our sponsors Engage Agro and DuPont.