UMass Extension Fruit Program
The UMass Extension Fruit Program's mission is to assist fruit growers with all aspects of horticultural and pest management. It is part of the Center for Agriculture, Food and the Environment within the College of Natural Sciences at the University of Massachusetts.
!!!Please note that the Annual Business Meeting date is different than what is printed in the NEVFC program. The meeting will be held atnoon, immediately following the Stone Fruit session on Wednesday!!!
Massachusetts Fruit Growers' Association
Annual Business Meeting
New England Vegetable & Fruit Conference
Pemigewasset Ballroom (Ballroom A)
Radisson Hotel, Manchester, NH
12:00 Noon, Wednesday, December 13, 2017
- Opening remarks - Cook
- Minutes of the last Annual Business Meeting - Autio
- Secretary's report - Autio
- Treasurer's report - Autio
- Committee reports
- Legislative - Dowse
- UMass Fruit Advisory - Carlson
- Harvest Labor - O’Toole
- Marketing, Publicity, & Promotion - Nicewicz
- Trustees of the UMass Cold Spring Orchard - Chandler
- Old business
- Presentation of nominations
- Election of officers and directors for 2018
- Passing of the gavel to the new president
Please note that the Annual Business Meeting date is different than what is printed in the NEVFC program. The meeting will be held atnoon, immediately following the Stone Fruit session on Wednesday.
New England wide Extension tree fruit specialists have been hard at work to update the on-line version of the New England Tree Fruit Management Guide, which can now be found here: http://netreefruit.org/ We will continue making updates and adding content as the 2018 growing season approaches! Please be sure to bookmark, and note that it is mobile friendly, so add a shortcut icon to your smartphone home screen!