Fruit Tree Care and Pruning for Summer

MayMay 12 2021 06:00pm - 07:30pm

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FRUIT TREE CARE AND PRUNING FOR SUMMER 

WED. 5/12/2021, 6:00PM – 7:30PM 

ZOOM LIVE CLASS BY INVITATION 

$20 

To prune or not to prune. Pruning for plants is not like a haircut for us humans. Pruning can mean the difference between a flourishing healthy plant that bears bountiful fruit or one that lags behind. Pruning can also be used to help plants recover from both biotic and abiotic stresses. This class will cover how, when and why to make cuts, as well as the proper tools for the job. 

PRESENTER: Justin Duncan has a BS in Agronomy from Prairie View A&M University, an 1890 Land Grant Institution, and an MS in Plant Breeding from Texas A&M University. Justin has spent years figuring out the nuts-and-bolts of successful organic farming in the humid South, concentrating mainly on sweet potatoes, strawberries, niche market ethnic crops and drought mitigation techniques. Justin formerly served as the Houston region director of the Texas Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association and has strong rapport with organic farmers in Eastern Texas. He now works with the National Center for Appropriate Technology as a Sustainable Agriculture Specialist where he helps farmers around the country with their crop and pest issues and develops publications on sustainable agriculture topics. 

Zoom class invitation and presentation links will be emailed to you a couple of days before the class date.  There are no refunds, substitutions or recordings if you cannot attend a live class for which you signed up. 

 

(At registration you will receive two emails, one is a receipt and the other is a registration confirmation with contact info if you have questions) 

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