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Northwest Michigan Orchard & Vineyard Show

01/15/2019 @ 8:00 AM - 01/16/2019 @ 5:00 PM


Pre-registration is now open for the 2019 Orchard and Vineyard Show.  

The 2019 Northwest Michigan Orchard and Vineyard Show is scheduled for January 15-16 and will be held at the Grand Traverse Resort in Acme, Michigan. Registration opens at 8:00 a.m. on January 16th, and the cost for both days is $35 in advance and $40 at the door. The line is often long at the registration desk, so meeting attendees are encouraged to arrive well before the 9:00 start time. Both days will feature educational programs and vendor exhibits.

To pre-register, please visit: https://squareup.com/store/grand-traverse-fruit-growers-council

The Fruit Industry Luncheon and the Grape Luncheon will be held on Tuesday, January 15, 2019. The Cherry Marketing Institute annual meeting and luncheon will be on Wednesday, January 16, 2018. Wednesday’s luncheon is free to cherry growers if they pre-register with Cherry Marketing Institute (more information below about registering).

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 both 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 phone 517-669-4264 or by email at 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 C.

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


Grand Traverse Resort
100 Grand Traverse Resort Village Boulevard
Acme, MI 49690 United States
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(231) 534-6000
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