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Thursday, June 28, 2018

Fruits and Nuts for Northern Michigan field day in Petoskey!

Fruits and Nuts for Northern Michigan,
Saturday, July 14, 1:00-4:30 p.m.
Gabriel Farms, 2800 E Mitchell Rd, Petoskey, MI 49770

Join us at picturesque Gabriel Farms to hear the story of how they established their diverse fruit crops, get an update on the dreaded spotted wing Drosophila, and hear about the potential for chestnuts in Northern Michigan.

·        Duke Elsner, MSU Extension; Understanding and managing spotted wing Drosophila.


·        Dennis Fulbright, MSU professor emeritus; Potential for chestnuts in Northern Michigan.


·        Kristi Schuil, Owner, Gabriel Farm; Establishing and managing diverse fruit crops: apples, grapes, haskaps …

What's a haskap? You'll have to come to the field day to find out!

Register online

Fee: $20

For more information call or email Larry Dyer: 231-881-2784 or

This field day is a collaboration with Crosshatch,, and the Local Food Alliance with funding from the USDA Risk Management Agency.

The USDA is an equal opportunity  employer and provider

--   Larry Dyer  231-881-2784