[NAFEX] Southern Fruit Fellowship Conference

Kevin Moore aleguy33 at yahoo.com
Sun Jun 14 12:14:25 EDT 2009

I am interested in possibly attending the conference since I only live a few miles down the road and would not need a motel room.  While you list prices for motel rooms you neglect to provide information on any cost fro attending the conference itself. I would like yto know more.
Kevin, Lafayette, LA

From: Lee Sharp <leesharp at cableone.net>
To: North American Fruit Explorers <nafex at lists.ibiblio.org>
Sent: Tuesday, June 9, 2009 8:47:57 PM
Subject: Re: [NAFEX] Southern Fruit Fellowship Conference

 More info on Conference
Southern Fruit Fellowship
The SFF is an informal organization 
of amateur fruit growing enthusiast throughout the 
Southern United 

LSU AgCenter
Vermilion Parish Cooperative 
Extension Service Building
Conference Room, Abbeville, 

Friday, July 

8:30 – Meet Up and 

Welcome and Moderator: Stuart Gauthier, County 
LSU AgCenter - Vermilion Parish 
Cooperative Extension Service

9:00 am. – 9:45 am – Growing Berry Fruit in the Home 
Dr. David G. 
Himelrick, Professor & Extension Specialist of Fruit Crops, 
School of Plant, 
Environmental and Soil Sciences, Baton Rouge, LA

9:45 am – 10:30 am – Home Fruit 
Dr. Charles E. Johnson, Professor of 
School of Plant, 
Environmental and Soil Sciences, Baton Rouge, LA

10:30 am – 10:45 am – Break and Refreshments (Provided 
by Lafayette Master Gardeners)

10:45 am – 11:45 am – Home Citrus Production in south 
Dr. James E. 
Boudreaux, Professor and Extension Specialist   (Commerical Vegetables, Strawberries, 
& Citrus), 
School of Plant, Environmental and 
Soil Sciences, Baton Rouge, LA

12:15 pm – 1:30pm. – Lunch at Jeb 
Guidry’s Citrus Orchard. 1st. Tour

2:00 pm – 2:45 pm – Vincent Christmas 
Tree Farm and Fruit Orchard.

3:00 pm – 3:30 pm – Simon Citrus 

3:50 pm – 5:00 pm -- The Fruit Ranch 
of Roy Young

6: 30 ++ -- Supper -- LSU AgCenter – Vermilion Parish 
Cooperative Extension Service                    Building/Conference Room, 1105 West Port, Abbeville, LA 

Saturday, July 11

Breakfast On Your On (OYO).

7:45 am. – Leave for New Iberia….

8:15 am – 9:15 am --Romero’s Orchard

9:15 am – 10:15 am – R. J. Robichaux Orchard

10:15 am – 12 Noon – Live Oak Nursery

12 Noon – Lunch at Rip Van Winkle Café Jefferson (Dutch Treat / OYO) 

After Lunch - Tour of the Rip Van Winkle Gardens on your own 

Have a 
safe trip home!

----- Original Message ----- 
From: Jacquelyn  Kuehn 
To: nafex at lists.ibiblio.org 
Sent: Tuesday, June 09, 2009 3:01 
Subject: [NAFEX] Southern Fruit  Fellowship Conference
This information was submitted for the next Pomona, but I don't  think it will reach people with much time to spare, so I'll send it out so you  can still sign up for it. It sounds like a good 

2009  Southern Fruit Fellowship Conference 

Here  is the current information on the upcoming Southern Fruit Fellowship  Conference 2009.
Date:  July 9, 10, and 11,  2009.
Location:  Abbeville, Louisiana
Host Motel:  Sunbelt  Lodge Motel
Co-sponsors: LSU AgCenter – Vermillion and Calcasieu  Parishes cooperating with SFF.
Here is the motel  information:

Sunbelt Lodge Motel–  Abbeville,  Louisiana
 1903 Veterans Memorial Dr,  Abbeville, LA 70510
(337) 898-1453 Fax: 337-898-1463 www.sunbeltlodge.com

Manager:   Della (daytime) Asst. Manager:  Kathy (evening)
Welcome  to Cajun country. The Most Convenient Motel in Abbeville.
Friendly  greetings and welcoming smiles make staying with us as comfortable as a bright  sunny day. Whether you're on the road for a day, a week or a month, you'll  feel right at home at Sunbelt Lodge  Motel.   For your convenience we have  several restaurants, gas stations and a Drug Store within walking distance. 
A clean, comfortable 99 room motel located on Highway 14 in Abbeville,  Louisiana ,  minutes from downtown, restaurants within walking distance.  Sunbelt Lodge Motel meeting room is available for up to  50 people.
Rates:  Tell them you are with theSouthern Fruit Fellowship:
Single:  $54.52 + tax  Double:  $60.32 + tax
Robert  M. Turley
LSU Extension Horticulturist
LSU AgCenter - Calcasieu  Parish
7101 Gulf Hwy.
Lake Charles, Louisiana  70607-7414
Ph:  337-475-8812 / Cell:  337-502-2530

Jacquelyn  A. Kuehn
Musician, writer
11  AM-12:30 PM M-F (Eastern) 

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