For an updated listing of events through the year check the online Calendar.


July 3

Third annual RidgeFest. Michigan Pomesters tour Traverse City area fruit farms and Northwest Michigan Horticultural Research Station.

For more information, e-mail or call (616) 520-3055.

July 10

Open house and field day, Clarksville Research Center, Clarksville, Michigan.

For information, call (616) 693-2193.

July 30

Viticulture Field Day, MSU Southwest Michigan Research and Extension Center, Benton Harbor, Michigan.

Contact Diane Dings at

July 19

Wine and Juice Laboratory Analysis Regional Seminar, Horticultural Research Center, Chanhassen, Minnesota.

For information, e-mail or go to


August 2

Uncork the Uplands, Creekbend Vineyard, Ellettsville, Indiana.

Contact Jim Pfeiffer, (812) 952-2650 or (812) 225-1717, e-mail, or visit or

August 6–9

Home Orchard Society/North American Fruit Explorers/California Rare Fruit Growers Joint Meeting, McMenamins Edgefield Inn, Portland, Oregon.

For information, visit

August 21-22

U.S. Apple Association Apple Crop Outlook & Marketing Conference, The Ritz-Carlton Chicago, Chicago, Illinois.

Visit for details or contact Jessa Allen, phone (703) 442-8850; e-mail

August 21

35th Anniversary Open House, Northwest Michigan Horticultural Research Center, Traverse City, Michigan.

Contact Jackie Baase, (231) 946-1510, e-mail


September 30

Research field day and Extension event, Trevor Nichols Research Center, Fennville, Michigan.

For information, call the center at (269) 561-5040.