[NAFEX] MAIA's Annual Meeting - Admission Free - All Invited

Ed Fackler efackler at woh.rr.com
Wed Oct 20 04:38:19 EDT 2004


Midwest Apple Improvement Association
Making good apples GREAT!
2004 Annual Meeting
Location:
Dawes Arboretum (www.dawesarb.org)
7770 Jacksontown RD
Newark, OH (Exit 132 off I-70 east of Columbus)

Date:
Saturday, November 13, 2004—8am – 4:30 pm

Local Motels:

Courtyard by Marriott
500 Highland Blvd.
Newark, OH
Ph. 800-321-2211

Ramada Inn
733 Hebron Rd.
Heath, OH 43056
Ph. 740-522-116

      Agenda

      Saturday, Nov. 13, 2004
      8:00 am – 8:30 am  Registration
      8:30 am – 8:45 am  Opening Remarks
      Pres. Jim Eckert, Eckert Orchards
      8:45 am – 9:15 am Seventy Five Years of Dawes Arboretum
      Luke Messinger, Director of Dawes
      9:15 am – 10:00 am  The Apple of My Eye—Breeding Objectives of NJAES
Apple Breeding Program
      Dr. Joe Goffreda, Rutgers University
      10:00 am – 10:30 am Break
      10:30 am – 11:15 am  Redefinition of MAIA Breeding Objectives; Early
and Severe Screening.
      Mitch Lynd, Lynd Fruit Farm
      11:15 am – 11:45 am  Sampling Apples from MAIA Seedlings.
      Tour Kazakh Seedling Orchard (weather permitting).
      11:45 am – 1:00 pm  Lunch (catered)
      1:00 pm – 1:45 pm  Choosing the Best Parents—Look to the Inner Core
      Dr. Joe Goffreda, Rutgers University
      2:00 pm – 2:45 pm  Caravaggio's Fruits—A Mirror on Baroque Pomology
      Dr. Jules Janick, Purdue University
      2:45 pm – 3:15 pm  Break
      3:15 pm – 4:30 pm  Closing Remarks—MAIA and the Future?
      Pres. Jim Eckert

Bring any new fruit that you have for evaluation.

THANKS for your interest in the FUTURE OF Midwest Apple Production!


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