Mid-Summer Apple Meeting and Tour

The CHC Mid-Summer Apple Meeting was held on July 26 & 27, 2016 in Moncton, NB.  The event was hosted by the Apple Growers of NB. The industry meeting and orchard tour were well attended by apple growers and industry representatives from across the country.

The working session included discussions on market situations and trends, research and innovation strategies and priorities, National Apple Planting and Replant Program Opportunity, Ministerial Exemptions, and HS Codes for Honeycrisp. In the evening, the group enjoyed a lobster dinner cruise. The 2017 Mid-Summer Apple Meeting and tour will be held Quebec.

The July 27 orchard tour included stops at:

  • Master Packaging (Dieppe, NB)
  • Verger Belliveau Orchard (Memramcook, NB)
  • La Fleur du Pommier (Cocagne Sud, NB)

The CHC Apple Working Group would like to recognize and thank the hosts and sponsors for a successful and much appreciated event.

For more information on the Mid-Summer Apple meeting and the CHC AWG, please contact Amy Argentino, Manager, Projects and Programs at aargentino@hortcouncil.ca or 613-226-4880 (ext. 208).