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Orchard Production Training Program

Orchard Training Program Details

As an exchange visitor on CAEP orchard training programs will give you the opportunity to work with a variety of small fruit, soft fruit, and orchard fruit’s, such as apples and kiwi. Orchard training program activities can range all the way from caring for orchards, including pruning and harvesting, transporting to market, marketing opportunities and farm maintenance.

Note: You will need to have the capability to perform physical labor to participate in this program.

This program can include:

  • Farm Maintenance
  • Pruning
  • Harvesting

Program Availability:

Begin in March to June and end in October


Some of the skills learned on this program may include:

  • Planting
  • Fertilizing
  • Irrigating
  • Weed and insect control
  • Pruning
  • Propagation
  • Pollination
  • Harvesting
  • Processing
  • Packaging
  • Storage
  • Distribution
  • Sales and Marketing (including farmer's markets)

*Actual skills learned will vary by placement and previous experience.

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