Prune to Produce Workshop

Prune to Produce Workshop


"Prune to Produce" Workshop

  • Saturday, April 21, 2018, 9:30 AM - 2:00 PM

Join us Saturday, April 21 to learn the basics of why, when and how to prune fruit trees, canes and vines to boost fruit production, including the best time to prune, the difference between dwarfing and invigoration cuts, plant evaluations, proper techniques, tool selection and maintenance, and much more. The workshop will run from 9:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Arturo’s Restaurant at Micosta located at 3007 County Route 20, Hudson, NY and begin with an informative talk by our instructor Steven McKay, a retired Senior Extension Resource Educator, who specialized in commercial fruits. The workshop will end with a field demonstration at Samascott’s. Lunch will be provided. This workshop will be held rain or shine so please dress for the weather.

The registration fee is $50 per person and includes lunch. Pre-registration by April 20 is required. For more information or to register, please call the Extension Education Center in Hudson at (518) 828-3346 x209. You can also register online at

The mission of the Master Gardener Volunteers of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Columbia and Greene Counties is to provide research-based gardening information and services to county residents such as soil testing, identification of pests and diseases, and answering gardener’s horticultural questions.


$50 includes lunch

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Arturo's Restaurant at Micosta
3007 County Route 20
Hudson, NY 12534