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An apple for the students

Posted: Tuesday, Feb 26th, 2013

Creig P. Sherburne/Atascadero News • Retired Cal Poly agriculture instructor Joe Sabol explains to Jill-Anna Myers’ sixth-grade class what a “scion” is and how it will be grafted onto a new apple tree root.

ATASCADERO — San Gabriel Road Elementary School sixth-graders got a sweet treat on Friday. They built their own apple trees. The two sixth-grade classes were visited by the California Rare Fruit Growers Association’s Central Coast chapter — a group led by retired Cal Poly agriculture instructor Joe Sabol, who led the classes through the grafting process.

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