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Germplasm Collection Tour

Saturday, September 15, 2018 at 9:00am to 11:00am

2865 County Road 6 (Preemption Road), Geneva, NY 14456

 

USDA-ARS Apple, Grape, and Tart Cherry Germplasm Collection Tour

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The Clonal collection of Plant Genetic Resources Unit, USDA-ARS, Geneva, NY is pleased to announce the annual tour on September 15, 2018, Saturday (Third Saturday of September every year) from 9:00 am to 11:00 am. The location is at McCarthy Farm, 2865 County Road 6 (Preemption Road), Geneva, NY, 14456 (across from St. Mary’s Cemetery). It is going to be two hours walking tour on the uneven ground through the orchard and vineyard. We will walk and talk for 10 minutes about the collection overall, 10 minutes about the tart cherry collection, 30 minutes about the grape collection and 70 minutes about the apple collection. No reservation is needed. If there is any question, please contact Ben Gutierrez at ben.gutierrez@ars.usda.gov and 315-787-2439 or Thomas Chao at c.thomas.chao@ars.usda.gov and 315-787-2454. We will see you rain or shine on 9/15/2018.