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Tour of USDA Tart Cherry, Grape, and Apple Collections

Saturday, September 21, 2019 at 9:00am to 11:00am

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

How many apple varieties exist? Why do we need so many? Come visit the USDA Apple, Grape, and Tart Cherry collections at Cornell AgriTech to find out! The USDA Plant Genetic Resources Unit maintains thousands of unique trees and vines for conservation and research. On Saturday, September 21, 2019 we will host our annual tour at the McCarthy Farm (across from St. Mary’s Cemetery) in Geneva, NY. Learn more about the value of crop diversity and enjoy a walking tour of the collections from 9:00 to 11:00 AM. Please arrive on time. No reservation needed.

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Tour

Departments

School of Integrative Plant Science

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#openhouse

Contact E-Mail

ben.gutierrez@usda.gov

Contact Name

Ben Gutierrez

Contact Phone

3157872439

Speaker

Ben Gutierrez

Speaker Affiliation

USDA-ARS Plant Genetic Resources Unit

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