2018 Mountain State Apple Harvest Festival Ag Tour

Date: October 18, 2018 — October 19, 2018

Time: 2-4 PM

Location:
2217 Wiltshire Road
Kearneysville, WV    Google Maps Link
(Appalachian Fruit Research Station (AFRS))

Description

Come visit the Appalachian Fruit Research Station (AFRS), part of the USDA, on October 18 & 19, 2018 from 2:00 – 4:00 PM for our annual Open House tours to the public, located at 2217 Wiltshire Road in Kearneysville, WV.  Come learn about the research AFRS conducts to improve tree fruit and small fruit production including battling invasive species, protecting fruit from freeze events and other climatic challenges, developing plant architectures to improve plant performance, and integrating robots into orchard management.  While visiting don’t forget to try some of our apples grown here at the station in beautiful Jefferson County WV.

Website
https://www.ars.usda.gov/northeast-area/kearneysville-wv/appalachian-fruit-research-laboratory/innovative-fruit-production-impro

Contact Email
dennis.bennett@ars.usda.gov

Phone
(304) 725-3451  

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