The Mid-Atlantic Regional Fruit Loop: 

Cumberland-Shenandoah Fruit Workers Conference

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In 1924, fruit research and extension specialists in several mid-Atlantic states began an annual gathering to share the season's research results, the Cumberland-Shenandoah Fruit Workers Conference.  This gathering of entomologists, plant pathologists and horticulturists has expanded somewhat and now includes Virginia, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware, New Jersey, New York, South Carolina and North Carolina, with participation from additional states such as Michigan and Massachusetts.  The annual conference is open to university fruit specialists, consultants and industry representatives.  Material developed at the conference will be presented later in grower and scientific meetings.

                    This conference is intended for university fruit specialists, consultants and representatives of pheromone and pesticide companies.  The goal of the conference is to discuss research results and develop research and extension programs.  Material developed at this conference will be disseminated at subsequent grower meetings.  Specific registration materials for this year's conference will posted in the group's Scholar project management site (  Contact General Chair Art Agnello (ama4 at or webmaster Doug Pfeiffer (dgpfeiff at for enrollment in this site.
Hampton Inn  and Conference Center
1204 Berryville Ave.
Winchester VA

To register for the 2015 meeting (including paper submission):
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Updated 12 October 2015
Maintained by: Douglas G. Pfeiffer
Department of Entomology
Virginia Tech
, Virginia