AUG. 28, 2010
We will be having our annual Summer Meeting at the Tennessee Technological University (TTU) nursery, starting out at:
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.