Fruit Tree Pruning Workshop – Feb. 9

Fruit Tree Training and Pruning Demonstration

Date: Saturday, February 9, 2013
Time: 10:00am until finished ~ 12:30pm
Where: In the orchard at Central Crops Research Station, 13223 US Business 70
West, Clayton, NC 27520
Cost: FREE

What to Expect: Dr. Mike Parker, Fruit and Nut Tree Specialist at NC State University, will give a short presentation on how to train fruit trees. He will then demonstrate the proper way to train an apple tree and the proper way to train a peach tree. During the presentation and demonstration there will be time to answer questions from participants on insect and disease control as well as pruning questions.

To register for this event contact Johnston County
Cooperative Extension by phone (919) 989-5380 or
by email

Can’t make it? Dr. Parker has also made some instructional videos about planting and pruning peach trees that are available on the NC Cooperative Extension YouTube Channel.