PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. — While yields of stone fruits planted to traditional orchard systems have been lagging behind our modern apple plantings in the northeast, research is actively being conducted to utilize improved rootstocks and modern, narrow training systems to increase productivity and reduce labor costs in peach and cherry systems.
In this webinar, we will be joined by Dr. Jim Schupp, Dr. Greg Lang, and Dr. Terence Robinson, as they review modern strategies for growing peaches and cherries in the northeast.
Registration fee $20. Full details and registration available here.
11:00 am: Welcome and Introductions – Mike Basedow – Cornell ENYCHP
11:05 – 11:40: Future Directions for Peach Training Systems – Dr. Jim Schupp – Penn State’s Fruit Research and Extension Center
11:40 – 12:15: The Evolution of Sweet Cherry Production Systems – Dr. Greg Lang – Michigan State University
12:15 – 12:50: New Rootstocks and Training Systems for Peaches and Cherries, Plums and Apricots in the Northeast – Dr. Terence Robinson – Cornell University
12:50 – 1:10: Grower Comments, Q & A, Final Wrap-Up
–Cornell Cooperative Extension
Eastern New York Commercial Horticulture Program
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