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IFTA 2018 Summer Tour

IFTA 2018 Summer Tour

July 22-25, 2018

Coast Capri Hotel

Kelowna, British Columbia

Room Reservations

IFTA Special Tour Rate  - $185.00 (Rate is available from 7/22/2018 – 7/26/2018)

  To book your room at the Tour Rate call 1-800-663-1144 or 1-250-860-6060 and tell them you are attending the 2018 IFTA Study Tour or Group #CCH-GFC22733

Hotel Reservations must be made by June 22, 2018


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Art Moyer, Grimsby, Ontario  - 2017 recipient of the Arysta Golden Apple Award

Art Moyer, Grimsby, Ontario - 2017 recipient of the Arysta Golden Apple Award

Apple grower, Art Moyer, Grimsby, Ontario is the receipient of the 2017 recipient of the Arysta Golden Apple Award

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2018 IFTA New Zealand Tour and Annual Conference

2018 IFTA New Zealand Tour and Annual Conference

Visit the IFTA Facebook page for some incredible photos from the tour!!

Comments from Attendees from the NZ Tour

Maurice Tougas "This ain't grandpa's orchards anymore!

John Clements "Impressive day of #iftanz touring around Hawkes Bay today, my head is still spinning..."Best #iftanz tour ever!"

TJ Mullinax "Sun, fun and education.

MAIA "thanks #iftaNZ for a great time"

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IFTA 2019 Annual Conference

2019 IFTA Annual Conference

February 24-28, 2019

Holiday Inn Rochester Downtown

Rochester, New York

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IFTA Research Foundation


Thank you for contributing to the IFTA Research Foundation!

Thank you to all who have contributed to the Research Foundation this year, whether for current research projects and operation or to the permanent endowment fund.

Click here to find out more about the foundation.

The IFTA Research Foundation provided grant money to six research projects awarded by the IFTA Research Committee for fruit tree research.

As the Foundation continues to build the permanent endowment, returns from that investment will be able to fund future research projects.

With your help, our organization will continue to be the leading international organization advancing intensive orchard systems.

Clicking the Donation button allows you to make a donation to both the Research Foundation and the Young Professionals Scholarship Fund.


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