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Events

Past Events

We know that you can't possibly make it to all events that could provide new information, teach you new skills, or prove valuable otherwise in your fruit-growing journey. That's why we have collected event recaps, impressions of other growers, some of the presented information. Check these out, and be inspired to join us next time!

Read about past events.

Upcoming OFGA Events

Last update: November 10, 2023

December 14, 2023, 9:00-10:15 AM.  Free online webinar.  Learn from the latest research and grower experience about how to control this potentially devastating disease in organic apple and pear orchards in the Upper Midwest.   Topics include the impact of fireblight on Upper Midwest organic orchards, fireblight resistant varieties and rootstocks, pruning and sanitation for fireblight control, and sprays for fireblight control in organic orchards.  There will be ample time for questions.  Webinar presenters are Leslie Holland, Fruit Crop Pathologist at UW-Madison, and Chris McGuire, OFGA Coordinator.  Learn more and register.

February 22, 2024.  Save the date!  OFGA's winter retreat and annual meeting, held in conjunction with the Marbleseed Organic Farming Conference in La Crosse, WI.  More information coming soon.

February 23, 2024.  Grafting workshop and scionwood swap.  Learn bench grafting and participate in our scionwood swap. We have everything you need to graft an apple tree to take home; apple rootstock to purchase, equipment, and scionwood.  Evening workshop at the Marbleseed Organic Farming Conference in La Crosse, WI.

Upcoming Non-OFGA Events

Last update: July 22, 2023

Stay tuned for organic fruit-related events which may be of interest.

Past Events

We know that you can't possibly make it to all events that could provide new information, teach you new skills, or prove valuable otherwise in your fruit-growing journey. That's why we have collected event recaps, impressions of other growers, some of the presented information. Check these out, and be inspired to join us next time!

Read about past events.

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