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Welcome To My Jungle - March 2017

Dwarfing rootstocks have always fascinated me, and the sweet cherry trees in my jungle really demonstrate their useful versatility. I have three sweet cherry trees and they are all similar in age, but they are all on different rootstocks, making them extremely different in size. My largest sweet cherry tree grew from a cherry pit a friend of mine had chucked into his garden, resulting in a stan...

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2017 GSFVC Social Media

Online registration now open for the 2017 Gateway Small Fruit & Vegetable Conference

Dear Small Fruit & Vegetable Growers: I hope you will mark your calendars for the upcoming 2017 Gateway Small Fruit and Vegetable Conference . This year, as in past years, we bring you an informative, practical, and up-to-date educational program to address the challenges of growing small fruit and vegetables commercially in Southern Illinois....

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2017 Commercial Tree Fruit School Workshops

2017 COMMERCIAL TREE FRUIT SCHOOL WORKSHOPS For current research-based information on growing tree fruits, attend the 2017 Commercial Tree Fruit Schools. Speakers from University of Illinois, Weinzierl Fruit and Consulting, Illinois Cooperative Agriculture Pest Survey Program, and the Farm Service Agency, will discuss a wide range of subjects to help you meet the challenges of...

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Neil Diboll

2017 Gateway Green Industry Conference online registration now open!

Click here for 2017 Gateway Green Industry Conference Program At-A-Glance Click here for Online Registrat...

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