Pomology - Dr. John A. Cline

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High Density Apple Orchard Workshop –
Adoption of New Horticultural Techniques and Cultivars


University of Guelph, Simcoe
Wednesday December 12, 2012

Presentation and Speaker

Presentation File(s)


Welcome, John Cline, University of Guelph



Michigan's Apple Tall Spindle System and Performance
Phil Schwallier, Extension Horticulturalist, Michigan State University



Why Plant Intensive Orchards?
Leslie Huffman, Apple Specialist, Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs



New Planting Economics,
Alison Demarre, Production Economist, Cornell Cooperative Extension, Cornell University


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Fresh Apple Return Comparison by Variety

PF 2013 NPV Tall Spindle Gala $10



Apple crop load management Description:
Jim Schupp, Professor of Horticulture, Pennsylvania State University



Creating the Ultimate Orchard,
Tom Chudleigh, Grower, Chudleigh Apple Farms



Growing Super Spindle Orchards in Ontario
Tom Ferri, Grower, TK Ferri Orchards



Rootstock Considerations for Modern Apple OrchardsDescription:
Rich Marini, Professor of Horticulture, Department Chair, Pennsylvania State University


Growing Ambrosia Apples and Vertical Integration in the Apple Business
Kirk Kemp, Grower and President,  Algoma Orchards



Use of packer information systems to help growers with production reporting at the farm level.  Hayden Dooney, Production Supervisor, Norfolk Fruit Growers



Man versus Machine – Labour efficiency with Orchard Platforms
John Molenhuis,,Business Analysis and Cost of Production, Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs



New apple introductions from AAFC SummerlandDescription:
Cheryl Hampson, Research Scientist, AAFC - Pacific Agri-Food Research  Centre



Growth Regulation and Flowering in High Density Orchards
John Cline, Associate Professor, University of Guelph