Nevada County Resource Conservation District: Fruit Trees & Tree-fruit Production
Topic: Fruit Trees and Tree-fruit Production
Date: Wednesday, May 24th, 2017
Time: 6 pm to 8 pm
Speaker: Chris Bierwagen
Chris Bierwagen is a fourth generation farmer at Bierwagen’s Donner Trail Fruit. He is the expert for all your growing-related questions. Chris has developed quite a following with his orchard pruning expertise, as well as his landscape knowledge. He will help you select a species or variety that is adapted to the local climate and resistant to common diseases – eliminating problems that can lead to tree death and lack of productivity, explain what size (dwarf, semi-dwarf, standard) is right for you and your property, what to look for when choosing a tree from the local nursery, and tips for growing productive fruit trees.