Events Thursday


Exotic Conifer Association

Thursday, August 3rd 2023

Hosted by Paul & sherrill Schottler at

St Croix Valley Christmas Trees - Somerset, Wisconsin

Thursday farm tours and demonstrations will cover:


 8:00      Registration  (Coffee & Donuts)

8:30  Welcome and Farm/Nursery History - the Downey's

9:00 Conifer Insect News, Dr. Richard Cowles, CT. Ag. Station

10:00 Controlled Pollination of Abies - Larry & Jimmy Downey

 12:00     Box Lunch and ECA Business Meeting

  1:00 Harvesting & Processing Conifer Cones/Seed - Downey's

2:30 Weed Control News - Dr. Jatinder Aulakh, CT Ag. Exp. Station

3:30 Conifer Root Disease - ID & Control - Dr. Justin WhiteHill, NCSU 

6:00     ECA Dinner and Social at local restaurant (tbd)

Complete the attached registration form here or online and the 2022 ECA Membership form here.

                     Lodging REcommendations:

Delta Hotels by Marriott, Sherbrooke: 1-819-822-1989

HoTeL Gouverneur, Sherbrooke: 1-888-910-1111

Hotel Le President, Sherbrooke: 1-800-363-2941