The NH Fruit Growers’ Association Annual Meeting, originally scheduled for March 19, featured a jam-packed schedule including presentations about pollinator protection, invasive insect management, managing PYO orchards and more. While the workshop itself was cancelled, we have compiled all of the presentations that were scheduled to be presented, and are making them available to you as resources:
What is happening to honeybees in winter? – Heather Achilles, Beekeeper, Gilmanton NH
Beekeepers’ Response: the working relationship between beekeepers and orchardists – Alden Marshall, B-Line Apiaries in Hudson NH; Heather Achilles, and Troy Hall, Hall Apiaries in Plainfield NH. An intro to what the grower should expect in colonies rented for pollination – Olivia Saunders, UNH Extension
New England Apple Association – Russell Powell, executive director of the New England Apple Association.
Developing an Integrated Pest & Pollinator Management (IPPM) Program for NH apple – Anna Wallingford, UNH Extension
Old and new insect pests for 2020 tree fruit management – Anna Wallingford, UNH Extension
Value-Added Considerations – Kenesha Reynolds, UNH Extension
Orchardists Panel: Managing U-Pick Customers – Samantha Fay and Dan Hicks, Sunnycrest Farm and Kris Mossey, McLeod Bros. Orchards.
We hope you find some of these useful!