2019 Northwest Michigan Orchard and Vineyard Show set for Jan. 15-16

Pre-registration is now open for the 2019 Orchard and Vineyard Show in Acme, Michigan.

October 22, 2018 - Author: Nikki Rothwell

Vineyard
Photo by Mark Longstroth, MSU Extension

The 2019 Northwest Michigan Orchard and Vineyard Show is scheduled for Jan. 15-16 at the Grand Traverse Resort in Acme, Michigan. Registration opens at 8 a.m. on Jan. 16 and the cost for both days is $35 in advance or $40 at the door. The line is often long at the registration desk, so meeting attendees are encouraged to arrive well before the 9 a.m. start time. Both days will feature educational programs and vendor exhibits.

To pre-register, please visit: 2019 Orchard and Vineyard Show Pre-Registration.

The fruit industry luncheon and the grape luncheon will be held Tuesday, Jan. 15. The Cherry Marketing Institute annual meeting and luncheon will be Wednesday, Jan. 16. Wednesday’s luncheon is free to cherry growers if they pre-register with the Cherry Marketing Institute by calling 517-669-4264 or emailing jgordon@usacherries.com.

The exhibit hall will be open during the show to feature vendors of orchard and vineyard equipment and supplies, commodity organizations and other exhibitors.

Both Tuesday and Wednesday will offer a variety of topics relating to research and information on tart cherries, sweet cherries, apples and wine grapes addressing production and marketing. This year, grape sessions will be held on both days. Tuesday’s sessions will conclude with a social hour.

Wednesday’s general cherry and apple sessions will open with the annual meeting of the Cherry Marketing Institute, followed by their luncheon, which is free to cherry growers if they pre-register with Cherry Marketing Institute by calling 517-669-4264 or emailing jgordon@usacherries.com.

The program is co-sponsored by the Grand Traverse Fruit Growers’ Council, Michigan State University Extension and AgBioResearch, Cherry Marketing Institute, Parallel 45 and the MSU Northwest Michigan Horticulture Research Center.

For more information on the Northwest Michigan Orchard and Vineyard Show, please call Jenn Zelinski at 231-946-1510 or email goodr100@msu.edu.

Tags: msu extension, northwest michigan orchard and vineyard show


Michigan State University Michigan State University Close Menu button Menu and Search button Open Close