Continuing Education & Workforce Development


Register for - Cold Climate Fruit and Berry Planning, Production and Management

Event: Cold Climate Fruit and Berry Planning, Production and Management
Location: Randolph Center Campus / Langevin House
Time: Feb 18, 2014 9:00am - Feb 20, 2014 4:00pm
Cost: $350.00
Price using tuition remission: $297.50
Description: This three day course will study the science and methodology behind fruit and berry production including pest and disease prevention and pruning techniques. We will focus on site selection and soil health for the following cold climate fruit and berry crops: apples, blueberries, strawberries, raspberries, plums and pears. Best application practices for organic methods will be covered, including cost analysis. This class will look at small tree and shrub physiology and pollination requirements. There is a hands-on lab component focused on pruning techniques for blueberries and apples.

Course cost includes Instruction, Certification of Completion, Field Trips, and meals.

Questions? Please contact Melissa Neilson, Student Resource Advisor, at mneilson@vtc.edu or 1-800-442-8821 extension 1677; or Molly Willard, Agriculture Training & Market Garden Manager at mwillard2@vtc.edu or 802-535-5315.
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