Pruning and Training Fruit Trees

Registration Eligibility
open to the public
Start Date
11/15/2018
End Date
11/15/2018
Description
Pruning and training is an essential part of fruit tree care. Krista will discuss pruning and training objectives and methods. Instructions for central leader and open center training systems will be provided along with modifications for different fruit crops. Following the indoor presentation, Krista will provide an outdoor pruning and training demonstration at the Tri Cycle Farms orchard.
Location
Fayetteville, AR
Distance Learning
No
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Agriculture / Local Food Production
Horticulture / Plants
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
1.0
Learning Outcomes
1. Learn about fruit pruning and training objectives

2. Learn about proper pruning cuts and pruning safety

3. Learn about the two most common fruit training systems, the central leader and open center systems.
Instructors
Krista Quinn, Urban Forestry Program Coordinator, Arkansas Forestry Commission, Greenbrier, AR
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Course Codes
Provider
Arkansas ASLA Chapter


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