This fruit tree workshop is a must to attend if you want to learn how to correctly prune newly purchased or overgrown neglected fruit and nut trees. The pruning demonstration workshop will be held on Saturday, February 9th from 10:00 am. until 12:00 pm., at the Central Crops Research Station 13223 US Business 70 W., Clayton NC 27520. Johnston County Cooperative Extension and NCDA sponsor this event. Dr. Mike Parker, Fruit and Nut Tree Specialist at NCSU, will be demonstrating how to properly train and prune apple, peach and nut trees to get the best production from each type of tree. There will be time to answer questions on insect and disease control as well as training and pruning questions.
This event will be held outside so be sure to dress accordingly.