Orchard Training Programs


Orchard Training Program Details

Orchard Training Program activities can range all the way from caring for orchards, including pruning and harvesting, transporting to market, marketing opportunities and farm maintenance. Orchard Training Program participants need to have the capability to perform physical labor. Orchard Training Program start dates are between March and July and end in October. There are a few one year Orchard Training Programs available.

Skills to be learned on a Orchard Training Program may include:

  • Planting
  • Fertilizing
  • Irrigating
  • Weed and insect control
  • Pruning
  • Propagation
  • Pollination
  • Harvesting
  • Processing
  • Packaging
  • Storage
  • Distribution
  • Sales and Marketing (including farmer’s markets)

*Actual skills learned will vary by host and previous experience.

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