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Know Your Roots

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3336 Podunk Road
Trumansburg, NY 1486 United States

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April 2017
$40

Holistic Apple Scab and Fireblight Control

April 1 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Know Your Roots, 3336 Podunk Road
Trumansburg, NY 1486 United States
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Apple scab and fireblight are two of the biggest disease issues apple growers ever have to contend with in any given season. 2016 was a relatively low pressure year, but who knows what 2017 will look like? In this workshop we will discuss the biology and ecology of each disease, disease cycles, forecasting tools, varietal resistance/susceptibility, control opportunities, and what to do if the inevitable strikes! We will use a variety of approaches to examine trees and leaves, discuss how…

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May 2017
$40

Crop Load Management for Productivity and Quality

May 13 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Know Your Roots, 3336 Podunk Road
Trumansburg, NY 1486 United States
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In this workshop, we’ll discuss the basics of floral bud induction and development, flowering and early fruit development, return bloom, and crop load management tactics (yes, including thinning).

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June 2017
$40

Soil Health for Perennial Fruit Crops

June 24 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Know Your Roots, 3336 Podunk Road
Trumansburg, NY 1486 United States
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We’ll focus on the practical aspects of what you can do to holistically improve your soils, but we’ll also go over some basics methods you can use to assess your overall soil health and fertility.

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August 2017
$40

Building Biodiversity through Biodynamics

August 19 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Know Your Roots, 3336 Podunk Road
Trumansburg, NY 1486 United States
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In this workshop we’ll use the biodynamic principle that your farm is a living organism to discuss principles and practices behind biodiversity and how you can use it to devvelop a stronger, more resilient farm and orchard.

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October 2017
$40

Assessing Fruit Quality at Harvest

October 14 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Know Your Roots, 3336 Podunk Road
Trumansburg, NY 1486 United States
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In this workshop we’ll discover how to assess fruit quality and learn how much fruit quality can change over just a few days or weeks.

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