MSU 2024 Spring Christmas Tree Meeting

April 16, 2024 12:30PM - 3:00PM

Registration Deadline: April 15, 2024 - 11:45PM

MSU Lake City Experiment Station, 5401 W Jennings Rd. Lake City, MI 49651

Contact: Bill Lindberg, or 616-994-4543

Start the 2024 growing season with Christmas tree information with discussion of pest and weed management, planting techniques and tree nutrition and weather updates. Lunch will be provided. There is no cost to attend this event, however registration is required. 




12:30-1 p.m.: Welcome and Lunch


1-1:30 p.m.: Weed Management in Christmas Tree Production.                                                          

Dr. Debalina Saha, Michigan State University, Assistant Professor Horticulture


1:30-2 p.m.: White Grubs Management for Christmas Tree Production.

Dr. Patrick (PJ) Liesch, UW-Madison Dept. Entomology, Insect Diagnostic Lab


2-2:10 p.m.: Break


2:10-2:40 p.m.: Growing Trees: Tips, Tricks, and Nutrient Needs for Tree Success.

Dr. Bert Cregg, Michigan State University, Professor in Horticulture and Forestry


2:40-3 p.m.: Wacky weather? Keeping Tabs on Pest Development with MSU Enviroweather.

Dr. Keith Mason, Michigan State University, Enviroweather Coordinator


3 p.m.: Final Questions and Adjourn

Registration for this event has closed.

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