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West Virginia State University Extension Service to Host Tree Pruning Workshop (217 hits)

West Virginia State University (WVSU) Extension Service will host a workshop on fruit tree pruning and backyard orchard management Saturday, March 10, at 10 a.m. at the WVSU campus orchard in Institute. The event is free to attend.

gParticipants will learn to prune and maintain young fruit trees and mitigate the effects of fire blight on an orchard,h said WVSU Extension Agent Alex Cole, who will lead the session.

Designed for all experience levels, the workshop will focus on all aspects of fruit tree care and upkeep. Instruction will be followed by a hands-on demonstration of proper pruning.

Registration is required by contacting Cole at (304) 767-8687 or alex.cole@wvstateu.edu.

The campus orchard is located adjacent to Route 25, near the entrance to campus. Attendees should enter campus at the main entrance and turn directly into Parking Lot C. The orchard is located at the far end of the lot.

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West Virginia State University is a public, land grant, historically black university, which has evolved into a fully accessible, racially integrated, and multi]generational institution, located in Institute, W.Va. As a gliving laboratory of human relations,h the university is a community of students, staff, and faculty committed to academic growth, service and preservation of the racial and cultural diversity of the institution. Its mission is to meet the higher education and economic development needs of the state and region through innovative teaching and applied research.

Contact: Jack Bailey
(304) 766-4109
jbaile19@wvstateu.edu


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Posted By: Elynor Moss
Tuesday, February 20th 2018 at 4:48PM
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