Outreach Programming 2022


Kemp Apple School 2022 – March 5, 2022 – 9am to 2pm
Apple Tree Care in the Northwoods
Connor Forestry Center – Kemp Natural Resources Station

Learn the ins and outs of growing apples in the Northwoods. Whether you are thinking about planting a small orchard or wondering why you keep losing your crop, this workshop will provide some helpful information. We’ll discuss orchard establishment, tree care, and how to put together a management plan for your trees. This program is designed for the home gardener with a handful of apple trees. The cost for the workshop is $20 and will include lunch. Space is limited. Register at kemp.wisc.edu/apple. For more information call 715-358-5667.

8:30     Check in
9:00     Welcome and Introduction
9:15     Site and Variety Selection for the North Woods
9:45     Tree Establishment and Training
10:15   Break
10:30   Crop Load Management, Harvest, and Storage
11:00   Pest, Weed, and Disease Management
11:30   Developing a maintenance plan for your apple trees
12:15   Lunch (provided)
1:00     Apple pruning demonstration (At Kemp and/or Schultz Farm)

Instructor: Rebecca Wiepz, Superintendent – Peninsular Agricultural Research Station

Host: Scott Bowe, Superintendent – Kemp Natural Research Station

Sponsored by Peninsular Agricultural Research Station and Kemp Natural Resources Station



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