Spruce Rock Farm
419 Lester Utz Lane Brightwood, VA 22715
Owner: Tim Williams
Saturday, September 10, 2022 – 8:45 am – 12:30pm
Kyle Peer, Superintendent – Reynolds Homestead Forest Resources Research Center, and Tim Williams, owner of Spruce Rock Farm, will discuss getting started with Christmas tree production, including seedling selection, planting techniques, farm layout, and shearing. We will also discuss applying pesticides and herbicides safely.
This is a hands-on workshop with indoor and outdoor sessions, wear appropriate footwear and bring work gloves. Please pre-register by September 6.
To REGISTER submit $15 individual/ $20.00 couple payment to the Reynolds Homestead Forestry Research Center 407 Homestead Lane Critz VA 24082 and provide your contact information with a check made payable to ‘Treasurer of Virginia Tech’.
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Agenda is on the back of this flier.
For more information about the program contact Kyle Peer at the Reynolds Homestead FRRC firstname.lastname@example.org 276-694-4135
There will be a charge of $50.00 for all returned checks.
No refunds will be processed unless we are notified prior to September 8, 2020.
8:45 am to 9:00 am: Sign-in and Registration
9:00 am to 10:00 am: Introduction to Growing Christmas Trees – Kyle Peer, Superintendent – Reynolds Homestead Forest Resources Research Center
10:00 am to 10:15 am: Spotted Lanternfly Update – KylePeer, Reynolds Homestead Forest Resources Research Center
10:15 am to 10:30 am: Break/Snacks provided
10:30 am to 11:00 am: Seedling discussion and hands on planting demonstration – Kyle Peer, Superintendent – ReynoldsHomestead Forest Resources Research Center
11:00 am to 11:15 am: Pesticide Safety – Ashley Appling,Virginia Cooperative Extension Agent, Culpeper County
11:15 am to 11:30 am: Vegetation control discussion – Kyle Peer, Superintendent – Reynolds Homestead Forest Resources Research Center
11:30 am to 11:45 am: Backpack Calibration – Ashley Appling,Virginia Cooperative Extension Agent, Culpeper County
11:45 am to 12:30 pm: Farm layout, Shearing, Experiences, and Discussion – Kyle Peer, Superintendent – Reynolds HomesteadForest Resources Research Center and Tim Williams, Owner, Spruce Rock Farm
12:30 pm: Wrap up