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Fruit Tree and Raspberry Pruning Maintenance Workshop


Fruit Tree & Raspberry Pruning Maintenance Workshop

  • Friday, March 24, 2023, 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Fruit Tree Pruning and Maintenance & Raspberry Pruning and Maintenance Workshop

Friday March 24, 2023

10:00 am - 4:30 pm

Locations: Prairie’s Orchard 111 County Route 24 Malone, NY 12953


Burke Family Farm 475 Webster Street Road Malone, NY 12953

Guest Speakers:

  • -Mike Basedow – Area Tree Fruit Specialist, Eastern NY Commercial Horticulture Team
  • -Anna Osatuke - Western New York Berry Extension Specialist
  • -Elizabeth Hodgdon - Regional Vegetable Specialist, Eastern NY Commercial Horticulture Program
  • -Lindsey Pashow - Agriculture Business Development and Marketing Specialist

Topics Include:

-Pruning apple trees and raspberry plants

-Disease, virus, pest damage scouting and treatment

-Seasonal Maintenance

-Food Safety Recommendations

-Fertilizer Application and Soil Sampling

-Wildlife control 

Sponsored By: Cornell Cooperative Extension Franklin County, Cornell Cooperative Extension Eastern NY Horticulture Program and Franklin County Soil & Water Conservation District.

This is a hands-on workshop that will be held outdoors regardless of the weather conditions. Bring your own pruners (for the raspberry pruning portion only). This workshop is free and open to the public. This workshop is limited to 30 attendees. Refreshments will be provided.

Pre-registration is required by March 22, 2023. Register by following the link or by contacting Franklin County Soil & Water (518) 651-2097 or email to register.





Justin Tucker
Agriculture Program Educator

Last updated March 1, 2023