High Density Apple Orchard Field Day June 13, 2015

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Wisconsin Apple Growers Association

High Density Apple Orchard

Workshop/Field Day

Saturday, June 13, 2015

Are you considering planting a new orchard but are unsure of how to design it? How many trees per acre? Trellis or stakes? What rootstock? Reading book and surfing the web only get you so far. Here is a chance to see several styles of orchard plantings all at one site. See the different orchards and support systems first hand.


9:00    Registration

9:30    Welcome – Background/Overview on how we grow organically

10:00 Basics on High Density Orchards

11:00 65 Years of Planting at Hoch Orchard

Noon Lunch—Made by Hoch Orchard (included with registration.)

1:00    Walk & Talk- pick one option

  • Track #1: Long walk with Harry looking at different plantings pros & cons of each
  • Track #2: Short walk with Jackie looking at gardens, high tunnels and cider facility

3:00    Optional Equipment Roundup

3:30    Optional Hard Cider & Wine Tasting



$30/person WAGA Member Orchard

$42/person Non—Member Orchard

Lunch & refreshments included.


Exhibitors Welcome!

Apple-related businesses will be displaying their products and talking with attendees. Cost for displaying – $65 (includes outdoor space to exhibit plus one person-no electricity)

Registration Form








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WAGA Members – Number [email protected] $30.00/person

Non-member—Number [email protected] $42.00/person


□ My business wants to exhibit (incl. 1 person) @ $65.00/company

Registration after June 5th — Add $10.00 Late Fee


Total Amount Due $_________________


Mail Registration with Payment to:


211 Canal Road

Waterloo, WI 53594

(920) 478-4277 Fax: (920) 478-9586


Lunch & refreshments are included.


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