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New Christmas Tree Growers Meeting
Valley Star Farm
1104 Springfield Road
Luray, VA 22835
Owner: Dave Thomas
Saturday, September 11, 2021 – 8:45 am to 1:00 pm
Kyle Peer, Superintendent – Reynolds Homestead Forest Resources Research Center,
and Dave Thomas, owner of Valley Star Farm will discuss getting started with Christmas
tree production, including seedling selection, planting techniques, farm layout, and
shearing. We will also discuss applying pesticides and herbicides safely.
This is a hands-on workshop with indoor and outdoor sessions, wear appropriate
footwear and bring work gloves. Lunch will be provided at the end of the meeting.
There is a $15.00 registration fee for this program. Please pre-register by
September 7.
To REGISTER submit $15.00 payment to the Reynolds Homestead Forestry Research
Center 407 Homestead Lane Critz VA 24082 and provide your contact information with a
check made payable to ‘Treasurer of Virginia Tech’.
1. Name: ________________________________________________
2. Phone Number: ____________________________________________
3.Email Address: ________________________________________________
4. Dietary restrictions: __________________
Agenda is on the back of this flier.
For more information about the program contact
Kyle Peer at the Reynolds Homestead FRRC
krpeer@vt.edu 276-694-4135
There will be a charge of $50.00 for all returned checks.
No refunds will be processed unless we are notified prior to September 8,
2020.
If you are a person with a disability and desire any assistive devices, services or other accommodations to participate in this activity, please contact Mark Sutphin, Frederick County Extension, at (540) 665-5699/TDD (800) 828-1120 during business hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. to discuss accommodations five days prior to the eve