Blueberry Growers School

An all-day school for both current and prospective blueberry growers eager to learn more about producing a healthy and profitable crop.
Blueberry Growers School - Workshops
Language: English
$95.00

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Description

When: Wed., Mar. 28, 2018
(9:00 AM - 4:00 PM)

Where: Berks County Agricultural Center
1238 County Welfare Rd.
Leesport, Pennsylvania 19533

registration deadline: March 21, 2018
11:59 p.m.

To Be Covered

  • Site Selection
  • Variety Selection
  • Pest Management
  • Fertilization
  • Pruning
  • Marketing Blueberries

Experts from Pennsylvania and New Jersey will be present to educate attendees on all aspects of blueberry production.

Agenda

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

08:30 am Registration & Refreshments

09:00 am Site Selection / Plant Establishment

09:45 am Weed Management

10:15 am Break

10:30 am Water Quality Concerns

11:00 am Blueberry Nutrition

11:45 am Lunch (provided) / Meet with Exhibitors

12:45 pm Blueberry Variety Selection

01:30 pm Diseases of Blueberries

02:15 pm Break

02:30 pm Pruning Blueberries

02:50 pm Insect & Mite Pests

03:20 pm Marketing & Pricing Blueberries

Instructors

Business Transition Farm Management Succession Adult Education Commodity Marketing

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