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Fruit Tree Growing for South Dakota

Dates: April 19, 2021

Meets: M from 6:30 PM to 8 PM


Registration Fee: $25.00

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What does it take to grow a sweet, crunchy apple, a delicious peach for that homemade pie, or a scrumptious pear for that flambé? Learn which fruit tree varieties to plant, insects and diseases to be aware of, the "spray schedule," how to ensure abundant production, and more! Understand the growing of great fruits in our South Dakota climates and growing season. Keep calm and plant on!

Fee: $25.00


Taught live in online format. Provide email.

Richard Mayko

Richard is a Community Forester with the SD Department of Agriculture-Division of Resource Conservation and Forestry in Sioux Falls. He assists private landowners, communities, organizations, and other government agencies with tree planting and pruning, insect and disease identification and control, tree project design, urban tree management, and the Tree City USA program. Rick has a BS in Natural Resource Management and an AAS in Forest Technology from SUNY College of ESF in Syracuse, NY. He has served as a Service Forester since 1991 and as Community Forester since 2006. He is also a Certified Arborist through the International Society of Aboriculture.


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