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Peach blossom thinning demonstration

May 6, 2009  ByMarg Land


blossomthinningMay 6, 2009, Vineland, Ont. – Ontario peach producers have an
opportunity to see mechanical blossom thinning in action May 7 and 8.

May 6, 2009, Vineland, Ont. – Ontario peach producers have an opportunity to see mechanical blossom thinning in action May 7 and 8.

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Four separate demonstrations are being held in the Niagara region during the two days. On May 7, demonstrations are being held at the George Lepp farm, Four Mile Creek Road north of Shoreline, at 1 p.m. and at Glen Lake Orchards (the farm of Peter and Kevin Buis), Lakeshore Road across from the home farm, starting at 3:30 p.m.

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On May 8, the demonstrations begin at 8:30 a.m. at the John Thwaites farm, Lakeshore Road, and at Len and Doug Troup’s Farm, the north end of 9th Street off Glass Avenue, starting at 2:30 p.m.

In the event of rain on May 7, the demonstrations will be postponed by one day – Lepp and Buis demos on May 8 followed by Thwaites and Troup demos on May 11.

For more information, call 905-562-1631.


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