Commercial Tree Fruit School planned for Feb. 15 in Avoca


AVOCA — The Commercial Tree Fruit School (formerly the Northeast Tree Fruit Meeting) is planned for Thursday, Feb. 15 at the Iron Skillet Restaurant in the Petro Plaza, with registration at 8:45 a.m. and the meeting starting at 9 a.m.

Commercial tree fruit growers have an opportunity to learn from Penn State Extension specialists and discuss current tree fruit issues. The meeting will give growers an opportunity to learn the results of the latest research on growing tree fruit and to get an update on regulations that affect the way they manage their orchards.

The Commercial Tree Fruit Meeting has been approved for two core re-certification credits and six category re-certification credits.

Registration can be made online at or by calling 1-877-345-0691. The registration fee is $30 per person if registered by Feb. 12 or $40 at the door. It includes handouts, morning refreshments and a hot buffet lunch.

For information about the meeting’s content, call John Esslinger at 570-316-6516.