Jun 1, 2005Sweet Cherry Variety Showcase to be July 7 in Michigan
International Plant Management and Michigan State University Extension have combined to sponsor a Sweet Cherry Variety Showcase at Clarksville Horticultural Experiment Station July 7.
The showcase will feature a new high tunnel covering a block of producing Rainier and Sweetheart cherries. The structure was installed this spring and will be used to study the feasibility of high tunnels for sweet cherry production in Michigan.
The showcase will also feature sweet cherry samples from Michigan, New York, Washington and Oregon. Speakers will discuss outstanding new varieties, high tunnel mechanics and opportunities and sweet cherry marketing in Michigan.
The program will begin at 1 p.m. Refreshments will be served. For more information, call International Plant Management at (800) 424-2765.