Fruit Tree Pruning Demonstrations

    February 23, 2019 @ 10:00 am

    Its fruit tree pruning season and the University of Arizona Cooperative Extension,
    Yavapai County is offering two free deciduous fruit tree pruning demonstrations
    conducted by Extension Agent, Jeff Schalau. Come and learn why, when, and how to
    prune your backyard fruit trees. Pruning demonstrations will cover apples, pears, plums,
    peaches, nectarines, cherries, and more. Fertilization, irrigation and fruit thinning will
    also be discussed.
    Two pruning demonstrations are scheduled. The first will be held on Saturday February
    16, 2019, at 10 AM at the Marmaduke Orchard, 3435 S Silver Rd, Camp Verde. The
    second will be held on Saturday February 23, 2019 at 10 AM at the McLandress
    Orchard, 850 S. Maricopa St, Chino Valley. It is not necessary to register – just come
    and learn!
    Maps and directions to these workshops are available on the Yavapai County
    Cooperative Extension web site: Signs will be
    posted prior to the workshops to help participants find the locations. Follow Extension
    Agent, Jeff Schalau on Twitter (@jeffschalau) for timely information such as
    cancellations due to inclement weather.
    Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation, such as sign
    language interpreter, by contacting 928-445-6590 x221. Requests should be made as
    early as possible to arrange the accommodation.
    Issued in furtherance of Cooperative Extension work, acts of May 8 and June 30, 1914, in cooperation with the U.S.
    Department of Agriculture, Jeffrey C. Silvertooth, Associate Dean & Director, Extension & Economic Development,
    Division of Agriculture, Life and Veterinary Sciences, and Cooperative Extension, The University of Arizona.
    The University of Arizona is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The University does not discriminate
    on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender
    identity, or genetic information in its programs and activities.


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