Summer Fruit Clinic, July 23
The University of Wisconsin-Extension fruit production team will be making a tour through northwest Wisconsin on July 23-24 for the 2012 Summer Fruit Clinics.
The first stop is at Amy and Kevon Cronk's pick your own blueberry patch near Sarona on Monday July 23, from 3:30-5:30 p.m.
UW-Extension Fruit Specialists Rebecca Harbut and Patti McManus and Area Ag Development Educator Kevin Schoessow will be on hand to "walk and talk" about timely fruit production and pest management topics and answer questions from participants.
Discussions will focus on commercial fruit production and marketing related to blueberries, raspberry, strawberry, currants, apples and grapes and other potential fruit crops.
The Cronk's Berry Bucket is located at N2576 County Road M, one mile south of the intersection of County Road M and B in the town of Madge. Watch for Fruit Clinic signs.
On Tuesday, July 24, fruit clinics will be held from 9:30-11:30 a.m. at Highland Valley Farm in Bayfield and from 1-3 p.m. at the Bayfield Apple Company.
The clinics are free and open to the public and will be held rain or shine.
For more information, contact Kevin Schoessow at 1-800-528-1914 or 715-635-3506.