Presenter: Michael Lachance
Michael will present the class on Fruits. The assigned reading is Chapter 11. You don't need to learn the details of each fruit.
About Session Presenter:
Michael Lachance serves as the agriculture Extension agent in Nelson County, Virginia since November 1993, providing Virginia Cooperative Extension programs in forage-based agriculture production, commercial horticulture enterprises, especially fruit trees that are so important in the county. Areas of concentration include: successful farm management, integrated pest management, local market development, and rural community sustainability. Michael serves on the state steering committees of the Virginia Master Naturalist Program and the Virginia Master Beekeeper program. He has been an active beekeeper for 20 years.
Michael lives in the Rockfish Depot area of Nelson. He has a great love for natural history and is an active field entomologist, with particular interests in wood boring beetles, dragonflies and grasshoppers.
He is a frequent presenter on fruit tree management and bee keeping.
|Local Fruit Production Handout 2014 Lachance