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Precision Crop Load Management and PGR Use in Apples

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Event date/time: 
Tuesday, March 26, 2019 (All day) to Wednesday, March 27, 2019 (All day)
Event location: 
Double Tree by Hilton, Syracuse, NY

“Precision Crop Load Management and Plant Growth Regulator Use in Apples”

An In-depth School for Fruit Growers March 26 and 27, 2019. The Cornell Fruit Team is pleased to announce an in-depth school for tree fruit growers, extension educators and crop consultants on March 26 and 27, 2019, at the DoubleTree by Hilton in Syracuse, NY. This meeting will be a two-day intensive school focusing on precision crop load management and the applications of plant growth regulators in the orchard. In addition to Cornell speakers, the meeting will feature invited scientists from Washington State University, Pennsylvania State University, and Michigan State University. Industry representatives from MOOG, Valent BioSciences, and AgroFresh will participate on March 26 and 27. The meeting attendance will be limited to 150 people so we urge to register early before the space is filled up. The meeting is being advertised to members of the fruit production industries in the eastern US.The in-depth school will serve as a vehicle for fruit industry leaders to learn of advances in precision orchard management and to catch a vision of the future use of computer vision and robotics to manage crop load precisely. It will also allow growers to give input to this vision. Details and registration information are available at the site: For more information call Gemma Osborne at 315-787-2248, or email at

In-Depth School Registration

Participants should register for the in-depth school online using the online registration form (preferred method) at or the form may be printed and emailed to the meeting secretary , Payment must accompany registration. The deadline for registration is March 19, 2019. Payment may be by credit card, (preferred method) bank transfer, check or cash. The fee for the two-day in-depth school is: $100. Participants should arrange their own hotel accommodations by calling the Double Tree by Hilton at 315-432-0200. Ask for the In-depth Fruit School block of rooms special rate of $99.00 per night. Reservations need to be made March 11, 2019 to receive this rate.

Cornell In-Depth Fruit School Brochure

Contact's name: 
Gemma Osborne
Contact's phone: 
Contact's email: 
6301 State Route 298
East Syracuse, NY 13057
6301 State Route 298 East Syracuse NY