2016 SOUTHEASTERN APPLE GROWERS ANNUAL MEETING INFORMATION AND PRE-REGISTRATION
The 2016 Southeastern Apple Growers Meeting is rapidly approaching and the program and meeting arrangements are ready to go! The date for the 2016 meeting is Tuesday and Wednesday February 9-10. We are excited to announce that we will again be at at the DoubleTree By Hilton Asheville – Biltmore, and back to back with the NC Tomato Growers winter vegetable conference. It is easy to access the hotel right off I-40 at exit 50 with plenty of free parking in front and behind the hotel. Be sure to book your room early and let them know that you are with the SE Apple Growers Meeting to guarantee a reduced rate. In addition to the two days of educational programs, commercial exhibitors, and entertaining banquet, is the opportunity to meet with other growers. The educational session will begin at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, February 9th and conclude on the afternoon of Wednesday, February 10th with the exhibits open both days. We will have our annual banquet on Tuesday evening.
This year’s educational program includes speakers with a wide range of expertise. We will address orchard management issues and production topics such as weed, fertility and insect management and strategies growers are using in the SE to reduce labor costs and/or improve labor efficiency. We will have a Proceedings provided for you when you register that will have material from the speakers that can be used for taking notes as well as used as a reference during the year. Pesticide re-certification credit will be available at the end of the program on Wednesday. There will be an Auxiliary program with planned activities for those interested.
Registration for the 2016 Southeastern Apple Growers Meeting is $35.00 in advance or $40.00 at the door. The cost of registration will include lunch in the exhibit area on Wednesday, February 10th as well as a copy of the Proceedings. The banquet will be held on Tuesday evening, February 9th and the cost is $35.00 in advance or $40.00 at the door. With this notice you will also find a preregistration form. Plan now to attend and be sure to respond rapidly by U.S. Postal Service on the enclosed preregistration form so that we can guarantee counts with the hotel. For more information please contact Mrs. Lisa Nix, Executive Secretary for the NC Apple Growers Association, the new Association phone number is (828) 674-8133 and the web site can be found at: www.ncapplegrowers.com
This is one meeting you will not want to miss and we look forward to seeing you in February at the DoubleTree in Asheville!
North Carolina Apple Growers Association, Inc.
P.O. Box 58, Edneyville, North Carolina 28727
Members are currently being mailed preregistration packets, however if you would like to download and print the registration packet yourself you can do so by clicking the banner below