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Michigan Peaches are the Best!

March 9-10, 2021
8 a.m. - Noon (EST)

Held Virtually Using Zoom

The 2021 Michigan Spring Peach Meeting is the best annual meeting in Michigan and the region to learn about this crop. This will be two half-day morning on-line virtual meetings to learn about all aspects of peaches and peach growing.  The program each day starts at 8 a.m. and ending at noon.

The meeting will focus on peaches varieties, rootstocks, insect and disease management, labor, marketing strategies, chemical fruit thinning, tree training, and cold hardiness. Featured speakers  include Hehe. Wang, Clemson University; George Sundin, MSU; Chalmers Carr, Titan Farms; Gabe Spurgeon, South Baldwin Farms; Ksenja Gasic, Clemson University; Phil Schwallier, MSU; William Shane, MSU, and more.

Attendees will be eligible for credits toward their recertification of their Michigan pesticide applicators license.

Online registration and payment by credit card is arranged through Michigan State University Events Management. 

Deadline for online registration is noon Monday, March 8th.  The cost for both days is $15 for current Michigan Sponsor members and $25 for non-members.

While credit card payment is preferred, checks will be accepted. Even if you are paying by check we strongly recommend that you register online because we will be communicating with you via email, including giving you the link for accessing the webinar. 

This meeting is sponsored by the Michigan Peach Sponsors and Michigan State University Extension.

Registration for Michigan Online Spring Peach Meeting is open.

Registration closes at 11:59 p.m. on March 8, 2021.

Accommodations

Michigan State University is committed to providing equal opportunity for participation in all programs, services and activities. Accommodations for persons with disabilities may be requested by contacting the event contact two weeks prior to the start of the event. Requests received after this date will be honored whenever possible.

Contact Information

For additional meeting information contact the conference coordinator Dr. Bill Shane at 269-944-1477 ext. 205, 269-208-1652 cell, email shane@msu.edu.