Last year various extension specialists across the United States put together a virtual apple meetup series, focusing on ‘Honeycrisp’ apples. This year, the series will focus on labour and technology in the orchard with representation from across the U.S. and Ontario.
Orchard Efficiency: Labour & Technology
JUNE 2 7 PM EST Labour – Grower Experiences
JUNE 16 7 PM EST Labour – Specialist Panel
JUNE 30 7 PM EST Technology – Grower Experiences
JULY 14 7 PM EST Technology – Specialist Panel
These meetups will provide an opportunity to review challenges, best practices, and new recommendations for orchard labor and technology. Led by a panel of scientists, growers, and other experts in labor and technology across North America.
- Bernardita Sallato, WSU Extension
- Mario Miranda Sazo, Cornell Cooperative Extension
- Anna Wallis, MSU Extension
- Daniel Weber, PSU Extension
- Kristy Grigg-McGuffin, OMAFRA