Register Now for NABC Cider & Perry Orcharding Workshop

The Northwest Agriculture Business Center (NABC) hosts a number of informative classes and workshops throughout the year. Coming up is a Cider and Perry Orcharding class set for February 16, 2017.

The class will be held at the Brightwater Treatment Center in Woodinville, Washington, from 8:45 a.m.–4 p.m. and will cover topics including the following:

  • Cider and perry varietals (discussion and sampling)
  • Soil fertility and amendments
  • Planning, planting and orchard layout
  • Rootstock, irrigation and harvest methods
  • Pest control
  • Grafting
  • Pruning, training and fruit thinning

The class is ideal for orchardists who want to grow cider and perry fruit in marine climates. The cost to attend is $95 per person and includes refreshments and lunch.

Register today, as space is limited, and get ready to boost your knowledge on cider and perry orcharding.

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