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Apple Summer Field Day
July 8, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
The Wisconsin Apple Growers Association in cooperation with the University of Wisconsin Extension is holding the annual Apple Field Day, Thursday, July 8, 2021. The Field Day is hosted by Munchkey Apples, 175 Drammen Valley Road, Mount Horeb, Wisconsin. It begins at 9:30am
The Field Day is open to all apple growers and is a good opportunity to ask questions, learn from experts, and talk with other growers.
- 9:00 – Registration and coffee—Visit Exhibits
- 9:30 – Welcome by Laura Tisch, Munchkey Apples Rotational Topics – attendees break into 3 groups • Mechanical Hedging – Amaya Atucha, UW Horticulture • Fire Blight in High Density Orchards – Leslie Holland, UW Plant Pathology • Black Stem Borer— Christelle Guédot, UW Entomology
- 9:45 – Rotating Field Session I 10:30 – Rotating Field Session II
- 11:15 – Rotating Field Session III
- 12:00 – Lunch/Networking – included with Registration / Visit Exhibits
- 1:00 – Irrigation – Trickl Eez & Laura Tisch, Munchkey Apples
- 2:00 – Drones in the Apple Orchard Demonstration— Juan Cantu, Rantizo
- 3:00 – Adjourn
COST (INCLUDES LUNCH AND REFRESHMENTS)
•$35 / person—Wisconsin Apple Grower members
•$42 / person—non-WAGA members
How To Find Munchkey Apples
Munchkey Apples is located about 30 minutes southwest of Madison. Take Hwy 18/151, exit 65 to Hwy 78 South. Drive south to Daleyville to Co A. Left on Drammen Valley Rd. Coming from the opposite direction it is off of Hwy 39, between Hol-landale and New Glarus. The farm is 15 minutes from New Glarus.