[NAFEX] FW: NAFEX meeting update...esp Motel Room Availability

Ed Fackler efackler at woh.rr.com
Mon Jul 24 16:48:07 EDT 2006


 Greetings, Fellow NAFEXers:
     The motel rooms at Holiday INN North are getting near full.  At the end
of this message please see alternate lodging possibilities.  All motels
listed except the Super 8 on Newtown Ct are within 1/4th mile from the
Holiday Inn.  Super 8 is around 1 mile south.

     As you can see by the following line up of speakers, it will be an
excellent program.  I strongly all who want to attend to registar quickly.

    The reg. form can be found in the most recent issue of Pomona or on
NAFEX website www.nafex.org and to go "annual meeting".

    I hope to see you there.

ed
Blue Grass Fruit Showcase



 2006 NAFEX - SFF (joint) ANNUAL MEETING



Headquarters:

Holiday Inn North

1950 Newtown Pike

Lexington, Kentucky 40511

(859) 233-0512

FAX (859) 253-1505



WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 30, 2006



ALL TIMES EDT

3:00 - 6:30 p.m.            Registration table open in front of meeting
rooms

7:00 p.m.                     NAFEX Board Meeting, Henry Clay Room



                                    Fruit and Literature Displays,
Pre-Function Area



5:30 - 8:00 p.m.            Auction Item Display, Lexington Room



WELCOME RECEPTION, SOCIAL, SHOW AND TELL

5:30 to 8:00 p.m. Belmont Room

Moderator - Jerry Lehman, NAFEX President



                        Welcome - Dewayne Ingram

                         Kentucky Wine Tasting by Tom Cottrell



THURSDAY, AUGUST 31, 2006

Registration - 7-8:00 a.m.

                                                            JOINT SESSION

8:00 a.m. Belmont Room

Jerry Lehman, Presiding



7:50 a.m.            Opening Remarks - Jerry Lehman, NAFEX President

8:00 a.m.            Why is The Bluegrass The Horse Capital of the World?-
*Horst Schach



















CONCURRENT SESSIONS

Concurrent Sessions will enable participants to attend topics of interest in
different sessions.



FRUIT VARIETIES

8:30 a.m. Belmont Room

Jerry Lehman, Presiding



8:30 a.m.            Blueberry and Blackberry Variety Trials - John Strang

9:00 a.m.            Pawpaw, Currant and Gooseberry - Kirk Pomper

9:30 a.m.            Apricots, A Wider Geographical Possibility - Bob Purvis

10:00 a.m.            Break- Pre-Function Area

                        (Coffee, Kevan Evans apple cider and Horticultural
Research Farm melons)

10:30 a.m.            Primocane Fruiting Blackberries: Origin and
Potential - John Clark

11:00 a.m.            Novel Varieties for Back Yard and Retail Growers -
Charlotte Shelton

11:30 a.m.            Small Fruits for the Home Orchard - Richard Moyer

12:00 p.m.            Lunch



FRUIT CULTURE BASICS

8:30 a.m. Preakness Room

Al Cosnow - Presiding



8:30 a.m.            Fruit Tree Rootstocks for the Deep South - Ethan
Natelson

9:00 a.m.            Persimmon Culture Basics - Jerry Lehman

9:30 a.m.            Bagging Fruit for Pest Control - John Hartman and Ric
Bessin

10:00 a.m.            Break - Pre-Function Area

10:30 a.m.            Formulating Pesticide Applications for Small
(hand-held) Sprayers - Joe Masabni

11:00 a.m.            The Great Benefits of Annual Fruit Thinning - John
Strang

11:30 a.m.            Growing Fruit in Small Spaces - Al Cosnow and Gene
Yale

12:00 p.m.            Lunch



FRUIT BREEDING AND PROPAGATION

1:00 p.m.  Belmont Room

Ethan Natelson - Presiding



1:00 p.m.            Genetic Modification: An Aid for Hybridization - Anton
Callaway

1:30 p.m.            Breeding Pears for Psylla and Fire Blight Resistance -
Richard Bell

2:00 p.m.            Black Raspberry Hybridization - Pete Tallman

2:30 p.m.            Fruit Breeding for the Amateur - Felix Cooper

3:00 p.m.            Break - Pre-Function Area

3:30 p.m.            Novel (wild) Apples from Tien Shan, Central Asia -
Diane Miller

4:00 p.m.         Propagating the Tough Stuff (Nuts, Pawpaws and
Persimmons) - John Brittain

4:30 p.m.            Sure-Fire Techniques for Budding Peach - Ray Armstrong







NOVEL FRUIT CULTURE, HISTORY AND PROCESSING.

1:00 p.m. Preakness Room

*Ed Fackler, Presiding



1:00 p.m.            Maximizing Grape Quality through Pruning and Canopy
Management - Kaan Kurtural

1:30 p.m.            Exploring the Caucasus Mountains for Wild Fruits and
Nuts - Joseph Postman

2:00 p.m.            110 Years of Doud Fruit Production - Dave Doud

2:30 p.m.            Winemaking for the Amateur - Tom Cottrell

3:00 p.m.            Break - Pre-Function Area

3:30 p.m.            Strip Mine Reclamation - Horticulture from Hades -
Terry Jones

4:00 p.m.            NAFEX: A Personal Adventure - Bob Purvis

4:30 p.m.         Ribes Diseases and Management - Janna Beckerman



6:00 p.m.            Buffet Banquet, Derby Room

                        (Prepaid Tickets Required)

                        MC: Ed Fackler



                        Speaker: - Dr. John Clark



                        Lecture:  Pouring Cold Molasses or New Variety
Introduction: Which Moves Quicker?



8:00 p.m.            NAFEX Business Meeting - Jerry Lehman



8:30 p.m.            Live Auction



FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 2006



FIELD TOURS



8:00 a.m.            Board busses for tour (back parking lot)



9:00 a.m.            Tour University of Kentucky Horticultural Research
Farm, Lexington

                        (blackberry, grape, blueberry, matted row
strawberry, apple, vegetables, woody ornamentals and flowers)



11:00 a.m.            Tour Boyd Orchards, Versailles, KY



12:00 p.m.            Lunch Boyd Orchards



1:00 p.m.            Leave for Frankfort



2:00 p.m.            Tour Kentucky State University Research Farm, Frankfort

                        Pawpaw, Gooseberry, Currant and Primo-Cane
Blackberry



4:30 p.m.            Board busses for hotel



5:00 p.m.            Arrive Holiday Inn North


Additional lodging near the Holiday Inn North.
Residence Inn

1800 Newtown Pike

Lexington, KY  40511

phone:  859-231-1500

$199.00/night plus tax



Embassy Suites

1801 Newtown, Pike

Lexington, KY  40511

phone:  859-455-5000

$189.00/night plus tax

Includes breakfast and reception the night of arrival



Quality Inn Northwest

750 Newtown Ct.
Lexington, KY 40511

Ph. 859-233-0561
Nightly Rates: ($59.95 - $69.95)
1 mile south Exit 115 (I-64) just off Newtown Pike.

Four Points by Sheraton

1938 Stanton Way

Lexington, KY  40511

Phone:  859-259-1311

$109.00/night plus tax
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