Purdue Extension Defines Fruit Management Series for Growers


WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -Fruit growers are encouraged to attend the Purdue Extension Fruit management webinar series sponsored by the Indiana Horticultural Conference and Exhibition. The series runs from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. ET on Tuesday, March 9 and March 16 and 23.

Purdue University faculty members will share the latest developments in fruit crop production, disease and pest control. Private pesticide applicators can attend recertification sessions (PARP) on March 16.

The series program is as follows:

  • March 9: Apple harvest load after harvest loss and apple disease management.
  • March 16: Update on insect and weed management.
  • March 23: alternative strawberry production systems and strawberry disease management.

Register on indianhortconference.org/. The webinars will be available on the Purdue YouTube Extension chain after the series. Contact Lori Jolly-Brown, Events and Communications Coordinator for the Horticulture and Landscape Architecture Department at Purdue, at 765-494-1296, [email protected] for more information.

Writer: Abby Leeds, 765-494-7817, [email protected]

Sources: Lori Jolly-Brown, 765-494-1296, [email protected]

Nathan Deppe, 765-494-7265, [email protected]

Petrus Langenhoven, 765-496-7955, [email protected]

Stephen Meyers, 765-494-0391, [email protected]

Agricultural communications: 765-494-8415;

Maureen Manier, Head of Department, [email protected]

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