Thursday July 31, 2008 - 1:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m. Barteaux Farms
806 Hwy 201 in Moschelle (just east of Annapolis Royal)
Discussions lead by Bill Craig, AgraPoint
Newer plantings of Honeycrisp and Ambrosia
Juvenile peach orchard – training, thinning, harvesting
Recovery from fireblight
Other issues: deer problems, powdery mildew, aphids
~3:00 p.m. Chipman Farms
2497 Hwy 201 Tupperville
Discussions lead by John Lewis, AgraPoint
High bush blueberry planting: cultural practices, varieties, trickle irrigation
Established cranberry bog
Coming from the eastern Valley, take exit #21 off
the 101 and drive west on
Highway 201 about 16 km. Alternately, take exit #22 of the 101, right on
Highway #8 for 4 km, and right on Highway #201 for 4 km. Barteaux Farms is
on the south side of Highway #201 and has a farm sign.
Anyone interested in any of these crops is welcome
There is no charge.
Sponsored by the Apple Farmers' Association of Nova Scotia
For more information, contact Bob Johnson at 847-9146