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Beginning Apple Grower Spring Field Day

Date: April 6, 8:30-4:30

Location: Near Madison, WI

Posted February 2019

This special event is part of the Midwest School for Beginning Apple Growers, sponsored by the Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems, University of Wisconsin. The day will include stops at two orchards near Madison, WI as well as a short classroom session and lunch. The day will emphasize critical business startup issues such as assessing market opportunities, orchard design, vital decisions about root stocks and apple varieties, and financial planning tools. Join us to help make sure you are on track for success!


Door Creek Orchard
West Madison Ag Research Station
Atoms to Apples

$45 (includes lunch and snacks)

For registration and details, see the Midwest School for Beginning Apple Growers web page.