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Fruit Tree Grafting Workshop

Event Details

April 10, 2015 5:30 PM — April 10, 2015 7:30 PM
Location: Dubuque Co. ISU Extension
14858 West Ridge Ln.
Dubuque, IA
Contact Name: Laura Klavitter
Email: klavitte@iastate.edu
Phone: 5635836496
Website: http://www.extension.iastate.edu/dubuque/news/fruit-tree-grafting-workshop

Event Description

Iowa State University Extension Commercial Horticulturist Patrick O’Malley will be presenting a Fruit Tree Grafting workshop on Friday, April 10th from 5:30-7:30pm at the Dubuque County Extension office, 14858 West Ridge Ln., Dubuque. The workshop will include explanations of different types of grafting followed by a demonstration and hands-on grafting session with apple to create the two self-grafted trees for participants to take home. Each student will get to choose two rootstocks (two of one kind or one of each). The class will be approximately 2 hours in length. Mr. O’malley will have budwood or scions from several different trees: Including Honeycrisp, Chieftan, Liberty, and the original Hawkeye Red Delicious. Please pre-register with the Dubuque County Extension Office by no later than April 7th. Due to the nature of the class, there is a maximum of 25 students. The fee for the workshop is $35 per individual or $60 for two or more registering together. The program fee includes two self-grafted apple trees on dwarfing rootstock to take home and plant. Date: Friday, April 10th Time: 5:30pm-7:30pm Location: Dubuque County Extension 14858 West Ridge Ln., Dubuque Cost: $35 public/ $60/two or more To Register, call Dubuque Co. Extension @ 563-583-6496 For questions, contact: Laura Klavitter at klavitte@iastate.edu