Learn to Prune Fruit Trees!
Wednesday, March 18th
8:30 am to 12:30 pm
Saginaw Valley Research and Extension Center
3775 S. Reese Rd. Frankenmuth 1/2 mile off M 46
To Pre-Register Call Tuscola CD at 989-673-8174 ext. 3.
8:30 Registration and welcome , coffee and donuts provided
9:00 District updates and programs, update from Thumb and Saginaw Valley Food Safety Technician, Micah Hutchison
9:30 Pruning and care of fruit trees , pest control, disease prevention, wildlife issues, weather issues, habitat and soil quality, fertilizing trees, protecting pollinating insects , renovating older apple trees
10:45 Pruning part two, establishing strawberries and other small fruits, fertilizing and weed control for small fruit
11:45 Outdoors-Pruning Demo on real trees