AUG. 28, 2010









We will be having our annual Summer Meeting at the Tennessee Technological University (TTU) nursery, starting out at:

Hyder-Burks Pavilion

Classroom 113

2390 Gainesboro Grade

Cookeville, TN 38501

Starting at 9am CST with coffee and pastries provided by TN-TACF.  Saturday August 28, 2010

The agenda is:

9am – 9:30am         Coffee and pastries – provided by TN-TACF

9:30am – 10am        Introductions, agenda review – Sean Fisher (introduce new Southeast coordinator William White)

10am – 11:30am      Tour of TTU American Chestnut nursery (history and inoculation screening review) – Hill Craddock

11:30am – noon       Presentation “New Father Tree at Center Hill Lake” – Joe Schibig

Noon – 1pm             Lunch – provided by TN-TACF

1pm – 2pm              Orchard Reports – Matt Harris, Sean Fisher, and other attending orchard growers

2pm – 2:15pm         Closing remarks – Sean Fisher


Directions to the meeting;

Take I-40 exit 286 Willow Avenue, go north about 2.5-3 miles (never measured) to 12th Street (Signal Intersection, TTU playing fields on left and Eblin Center on right. Turn Left onto 12th,  proceed about 2.3 miles, will see sign on right indicating that Hyder-Burks Pavilion is next left. Turn into drive, turn left through fence gate and into H-BP, first building on right is pavilion.

From North, Rte 111, take Algood-Cookeville Exit, turn right onto 10th street. Proceed to signal at North Washington, turn right. Go to next signal, turn left onto 12th street. Go through 1 signal to next signal = Willow avenue. Continue straight on 12th, follow instructions above.

Sean Fisher

TN-TACF President