BUTTE, Mont. — Once thought of as practically impossible, profitable organic apple production is now a reality for established apple growers from coast to coast. The techniques for successful organic apple production are backed up by research and recommendations from universities such as Cornell, Michigan State and Washington State.
Organic apple growers face many hurdles, from pest control and certification to marketing. To find out what’s involved in profitable organic apple production, register for a free webinar titled Organic Apple Production and Marketing (A Beginner’s Guide).
Presented by the National Center for Appropriate Technology, this organic apple webinar will be broadcast Jan. 27 at noon Central Standard Time.
Topics to be covered in the hour-long webinar include:
The speakers for the event are Tammy Hinman, a horticulturalist, and Guy Ames, an experienced apple grower.
The webinar is free but registration is required. To register for the webinar, visit www2.gotomeeting.com/register/282739802.