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2023 Southwestern Illinois Commercial Tree Fruit School

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Event Date(s)
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Knights of Columbus Hall
Event Fee

Ensure you have the pick of the crop this season.

Meet this year's uncertainties with practical research-tested best practices from industry experts at the 2023 Tree Fruit School. This year’s program features a wide range of topics to help you meet the challenges of commercial fruit production in Southwestern Illinois, including peach and apple thinning, apple and peach insect and disease management updates, and climate's impact on production. Industry representatives will also be on hand to talk about their latest products and services.


  • $40 per person before February 2. Lunch is included.
  • Orchards sending more than one employee: $40 for the first person and $35 for each additional person. Lunch is included.
  • Registration at the door is $50 per person.

Deadline to register is February 2.

If you will need an accommodation in order to participate, please contact Ken Johnson. 217-243-7424. Early requests are strongly encouraged to allow sufficient time to meet your access needs