Jul 18, 2017
Southwest Michigan Research and Extension Center to show projects

The Southwest Michigan Research and Extension Center Project Tour, Aug. 15, will highlight plantings and projects at Michigan State University’s (MSU) Southwest Michigan Research and Extension Center, 1791 Hillandale Road, Benton Harbor, MI 49022.

The station tour will include presentations by MSU faculty and staff on vegetables, tree fruit, brambles and blueberries for commercial and backyard growers, consultants and fruit industry representatives. Topics will cover varieties, rootstock, training systems, cultural management, disease and insect management, and high tunnel production.

Presentations will begin at 1 p.m. and conclude at 4:30 p.m. with light refreshments. A display of peach and nectarine varieties and experimental selections from the MSU breeding program will be on hand for viewing and tasting.

There is no cost to attend, but please register in advance so we can plan for the crowd size. For more information, including registration and directions, go to Southwest Michigan Research and Extension Center Project Tours. Call Renee Tinkey at [email protected] or 269-944-1477 ext. 205 for more information.

Source: Michigan State University Extension

75 Applewood Drive, Suite A
P.O. Box 128
Sparta, MI 49345
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