Feb 19, 2015
Michigan Spring Peach Update scheduled for March 10

The 2015 Michigan Spring Peach Update will be held Tuesday, March 10, at the Southwest Michigan Research and Extension Center near Benton Harbor, Michigan, with registration starting at 8 a.m. and the program starting at 9 a.m. The meeting will focus on fresh-market peaches including varieties, insect and disease management, marketing strategies, rootstocks and high-density plantings.

Deadline for early registration is Monday, March 2. Registration is $30 per person or $25 for current Michigan Peach Sponsor members, with catered lunch included. Registrations mailed after March 2 or at the door are $5 more per person. To pay in advance by check or money order, download the registration form and mail with payment by March 2 to Spring Peach Conference 2015, Southwest Michigan Research and Extension Center, 1791 Hillandale Rd., Benton Harbor, MI 49022. After this time, you may register at the door with check, money order or cash. Credit cards will not be accepted.

Click here for more information. For additional assistance, contact conference coordinator Bill Shane at 269-944-1477 ext. 205, or 269-208-1652 (cell).

The Southwest Michigan Research and Extension Center, 1791 Hillandale Rd., Benton Harbor, MI 49022, is located 2.5 miles east of I-94 exit 30 (Napier Avenue), approximately 4 miles southeast of Benton Harbor/St. Joseph, Michigan. Numerous accommodations are available close by at I-94 exits 23, 27, 28 and 29.




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