Indiana Nut and Fruit Growers Association

Regional Pecan Grafting Workshop

With presentations by Dr. William Reid and Ralph Voss
Scottsburg, IN @ Vaughn Family Pecan Farm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

May 18th, 2019  - 9:00am EDT (Eastern Daylight Time)

 

This workshop is open to anyone interested in asexual propagation of hardwood trees. Personalized training of various grafting techniques at the bench and in the field will be given.

 

Registration:  No charge but RSVP needed

Catered lunch:   $14.00 per person

 

Registration Form (and payment for lunch option) must be mailed in and received by May 1st 2019.  

Check or money order payable to Indiana Nut and Fruit Growers Assoc.  (INFGA).

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Agenda:

 

9:00 am EDT: 

 

Dr. William Reid will take the lead and go to Ralph Voss for additional tips and tricks while covering the following subjects:

 

   > Why graft

   > When to graft

   > Tools for grafting

   > Collecting and storing scions

   > Three flap grafting

   > Bark grafting

   > Break into small groups to practice under the watchful eye of an experienced grafter.

 

Noon-1:00 pm:  Lunch

 

1:00 pm:

 

   >  A fast auction of trees, etc.

   >  A short INFGA business meeting

   >  More grafting in the orchard with additional techniques being demonstrated.

 

Directions to Vaughn Family Pecan Farm:  1208 W. Craig Rd., Scottsburg, IN 47170

 

Scottsburg is approximately 30 miles north of Louisville, KY on Interstate 65 exit 29. Highway 56. West to first stoplight.

South on Lake Rd. (Co. Rd. 100W) go 4 ½ miles. Turn west on Craig Rd (450 South). First driveway on right.

 

Hotel and B&B options:

                  Hampton Inn - 1535 West McClain Scottsburg - (812) 752-1999

                  Holiday Inn Express - 200 Beechwood Drive Scottsburg - (812) 752-0000

                  Mariann Travel Inn - 1250 West McClain Scottsburg - (812) 752-3396

                  Quality Inn - 1525 West McClain Scottsburg - (812) 752-2212

                  Red Roof Inn - 1522 West McClain Scottsburg - (812) 752-2122

                  Carousel Inn B & B -190 North High Street Austin -(812) 794-2990

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