The Heritage Orchard Conference will present a free webinar series.
Participants will learn about the work of fellow fruit enthusiasts. Jude Schuenemeyer with Montezuma Orchard Project will present Jan. 20.
These presentations will be offered from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.:
Sept. 16: Heritage apple identification using genetic fingerprinting methods.Oct. 21: Apple identification with DNA: identity and pedigree revelations using new tools.Nov. 11: Apples and their uses – past and present.Dec. 16: Researching the history and people behind the apples.Jan. 20: Community led efforts to conserve orchard and fruit of the West.Feb. 17: Restoration pruning. March 17: Intro to grafting: bridging, bud, and whip and tongue.April 21: Perennial fruit plants of the Northern Sierra Gold Rush Era.For more information, visit www.uidaho.edu/cals/sandpoint-organic-agriculture-center/conference.