Midwest School for Beginning Apple Growers

March 10 -12, 2017 | Madison, Wis.

This intensive, three-day course gives a realistic picture of what it takes to run a successful orchard operation—including capital, management, labor and other resources. Topics include soil fertility, pest management, business planning, risk management, recordkeeping, marketing and economics. Grower-instructors primarily teach the course, with featured presentations and hands-on labs by UW faculty and other specialists. Grower-instructors’ farms vary in scale, marketing strategies and growing methods.

For more information and online registration, visit the course web page.